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Chrissie Wellington

Chrissie Wellington is a four-time World Iron Man Champion and a British Triathlete. An inspiring and empowering sportswoman, Chrissie is also an accomplished motivational speaker who encourages people to face their fears, meet their goals and achieve the unexpected. Taking the corporate world by storm, Chrissie draws comparisons between her gruelling world of sport and the mentally tough environment of business. 

Chrissie Wellington is a four-time World Iron Man Champion and a British Triathlete. An inspiring and empowering sportswoman, Chrissie is also an accomplished motivational speaker who encourages people to face their fears, meet their goals and achieve the unexpected. Taking the corporate world by storm, Chrissie draws comparisons between her gruelling world of sport and the mentally tough environment of business.

Since first entering competitive triathlons in 2006 Chrissie graduated to the ultra-Iron Man competition. Consisting of a 2.4-mile swim, 112-mile bike ride and 26.2-mile run, which is marathon distance – a challenge in itself!

Following her first World Champion win in 2007, Chrissie went on to take the world title a following three times in 2008, 2009, 2011. Her remarkable strength and stamina saw her not only cement herself in history, but also her story continues to inspire countless budding athletes that they can achieve their dreams.

Passionate about driving positive change, Chrissie’s talk goes beyond sport, asking individuals to challenge themselves and defy what they ever thought was possible.

Chrissie is a dedicated humanitarian – before becoming a professional athlete she worked on sustainability projects in Nepal on behalf of the UK government. Chrissie has an MA in International Development from the University of Manchester. Alongside her sporting achievements, Chrissie still finds the time to maintain links with several projects in Nepal from her time there.

In 2009 Chrissie’s achievements were recognised as she was awarded Sportswoman of the Year.

Chrissie is an accomplished public speaker and has delivered motivational lectures to many blue chip organisations, schools, universities and conferences. Inspiring people to achieve their dreams with her incredible story, Chrissie continues to spread the good word.  

For further information or to book Chrissie Wellington, call us at Speakers Corner on +44 (0)20 7607 7070 or email info@speakerscorner.co.uk

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