Artist Detail - BBC Entertainment
Tessa Parkinson a confident and driven young athlete provides and inspirational insight into her journey to win gold at the Beijing Olympics. Tessa together with her teammate Elise Rechichi set a new dynamic on the world circuit of Olympic sailing by winning a gold medal for Australia at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games at 21 years of age. Their fresh, confident and professional approach has enabled them to become the youngest and only Gold Medalist sailing team from Perth.
Tessa has been awarded an Order of Australia medal for her Olympic achievement, was a finalist at the ISAF World Sailor of the Year Awards in 2008 and has won the Western Australian Athlete of the Year and Young Australian Team of the Year awards.
Tessa’s down to earth approach and ability to connect with an audience makes her a crowd favorite motivational speaker. The presentation can be customized to suit the audience.