Ellie Simmonds OBE

Record Breaking British Swimmer

Ellie Simmonds OBE is a British paralympian and record breaking swimmer who had gained four Olympic gold medals before the age of 20. An inspiring sports speaker Ellie continues to take part in freestyle swimming competitions, train rigorously, fundraise for charity and even work as an Olympic speaker at corporate events.

Born with a genetic form of dwarfism Ellie took up swimming at a young age and was part of team GB at the Beijing Olympics when she was just thirteen years old. Now a popular Olympic speaker, Ellie’s youth makes her the ideal choice of motivational sports speaker for children and young people.

Her work as an Olympic speaker has brought her before large live audiences and on to a number of much loved talk show sofas, she frequently appears as a spokesperson and Olympic speaker for disabled sports men and women and paralympians and is looked up to by young disabled people with a variety of disabilities.

Presented with an OBE for her services to sport and work as an Olympic speaker Ellie Simmonds OBE is a truly remarkable and dedicated human being, her ambition and determination to succeed has never been hampered by either her youth or her disability and she continues to be an icon to young people across Britain.

To book Ellie Simmonds OBE as the Olympic speaker for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing agent@championsukplc.com or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.

When she’s at corporate events, Ellie is known to cover the following speaking topics:

  • Olympic Swimming
  • Drive & Determination
  • Dealing With Pressure
  • Overcoming Obstacles
  • Peak Performance
  • Training & Diet

Watch a video of Ellie’s reaction to breaking the world record, below: