Claiming the first Gold medal of a truly successful London 2012 Olympic Games, Helen Glover MBE, alongside teammate Heather Stanning rowed into the history books after winning the women’s coxless pair and becoming the first British Olympic rowing Gold Medalists. An exceptionally gifted athlete, Helen Glover is also as skilled when it comes to her roles as an after dinner speaker and Olympic speaker.
A qualified PE teacher and all-round accomplished sportswomen, Glover and Stanning were undefeated throughout 2012 winning all events within the World Rowing Cup prior to winning their Olympic Gold in record time. A career glittering with gold, Helen Glover was always destined to be an elite athlete. Becoming the 2013 World Championships and World Cup Gold medalist with new partner Polly Swann, Glover has established herself as a powerhouse within British Rowing and a force for a number of years to come.
Most recently, Helen has become a key team member to the victorious crew that won the Women’s Eights Head of the River Race on the River Thames in both 2014 and 2015. She has also managed to defend her world title at the 2014 World Rowing Championships along with Heather Stanning with an impressive record-breaking time of 6:50.61 and securing her title once more in 2015. By the end of 2014, Helen was ranked number two in the World Rowing female rankings and shortly after, retained her European title at the 2015 European Rowing Championships.
The end of 2015 marked Glover’s World Rowing ranking being boosted to number one whilst she was also named the 2015 World Rowing Female Crew of the Year along with Stanning. The duo went on to win the European Rowing Championships, the World Cup III and the Olympic Final at the Rio 2016 Games.
Articulate as an Olympic Speaker and sports speaker, thankfully in part of her wide range of experiences within the industry, Helen Glover has enjoyed an illustrious career within the early years she’s experienced. A graduate of a UK Sports talent identification programme, she has gone from average Joe to Olympic champion in little under 5 years, a phenomenal feat which she explores further as an after dinner speaker.
Eloquent and charismatic during her after dinner speaker roles, Helen Glover has capitalised on the phenomenon that is London 2012. An athlete who covers subjects such as peak performance, determination and success during her appearances as an Olympic speaker, Helen Glover has become an extremely sought-after speaker for all events and occasions.
To book Helen Glover MBE as the speaker for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency using the contact details below.
When at corporate events, Helen is known to cover the following topics:
- Olympic Speaker
- Sports Speaker
- Peak Performance
- Sporting Success