Speakers Profile - Brendan Burkett

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Brendan's achievements in life speak for themselves.
Despite losing his leg in a hit and run accident in 1985 Brendan's strength of character has turned tragedy into triumph.

On the sporting field Brendan is the Paralympic Champion, World Champion, World Record holder, Commonwealth Games and Australian multiple medallist.

He is a fixture for leading and motivating the Australian Paralympic Team – demonstrated by his appointments as Australian team captain for the Atlanta team in 1996, and as the Opening Ceremony Flag bearer in Sydney 2000 – Australia's most successful sporting team.

The Sydney 2000 Paralympics were Brendan's fourth games as an athlete, and he added another Silver Paralympic medal to his current collection of Gold and Silver from Atlanta in 1996, Bronze from Barcelona in 1992, and a Silver from Seoul in 1988.

Brendan has a broad range of experience in public speaking, from after dinner speeches, keynote conference presentations, and motivational corporate seminars.

He has completed a number of public speaking courses to ensure he delivers a professional presentation which have included the Rogen Presentation Mastery course. When you combine these refined presentation skills with his entertaining and inspirational life you are ensured of an extremely professional presentation.

Brendan's inspiring and humorous speeches will equip you with the skills to lead and motivate your team.