Motivational Presentations


I am Two Times World Mountain Running Champion, World Stair Racing Champion,
NZ Sports Woman of the year and recently I endured 95 days of running to

relay to raise awareness for the lack of safe drinking water in the world. I wore
through five pairs of shoes, covered 15,200miles and ran in extreme conditions such
as the Gobi Desert in Mongolia and battled the swarms of biting horse flies in Siberia.

I am passionate about sharing the mental strategies I believe were the key
components of winning my two World Mountain Running titles in Italy and Alaska.
Throughout my 15 year career as an international athlete I have experienced the highs
and lows of sport and gained an enormous understanding of the power of the mind.

is an important part of my life and i am committed to my work at the

During my presentation I have many stories to share and the 8 simple
principles to live life by:
- Take opportunities and step outside your comfort zone - face the fear
- Follow your talents and passions, appreciate strengths and support
- Set goals relative to where you are physically, mentally and emotionally
- Use strategies such as visulisation, self talk, key words to achieve goals
- Find that fuel in failure
- learn to laugh in the face of adversity
- Attitude of gratitude
- Hold on to that sense of satisfaction when goals are achieved

Testimional from icebreaker -
Thanks so much for the brilliant presentation you gave at Icebreaker today

I found your work for the soup kitchen just as inspiring as your running: it was

about your belief that everyone has a passion worth cultivating.
Rebecca Toomer - IceBreaker Brand Manager

I have presented to organisations including:

  • International Rugby Academy
  • Primary and secondary schools
  • Sports Academies
  • NZ Model UN Conference
  • State Services Conference
  • Wellington Netball
  • Wellington Rugby Referees
  • Westpac Bank
  • Young Leaders Conference
  • Westpac Bank
  • Meridian Energy
  • KPMG Wellington