Jessica Gallagher

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  • Birth Place

    Geelong

  • Birth State

    VIC

  • Year of Birth

    1986

  • Height

    177cm

Languages Spoken:

English

Are you a citizen of a country other than Australia? If yes, please provide details?

No

Education Details:

B Applied Science (rMIT) Master of Osteopathy (RMIT)

Club details:

Northcote Cycling Club

Why did you begin your sport?

I wanted to make win medals at both Winter and Summer paralympics. I won medals at the winter games and was competing in para athletics, but switched to cycling because they dropped long jump from the paralympic program.

What is your most memorable sporting achievement?

Winning my first Paralympic Medal at winter Paras in Vancouver 2010

Who is your hero / idol, and why? Have you ever met them?

My Mum, excellent role model. A single mother, single income and gave my brother and I every opportunity.

Who has been the most influential person or people in your career and why?

My Mother.

Do you have any hobbies away from your sport?

Spend time with family and friends. Go for Coffee with friends.

What is your sporting ambition?

Win Gold on the Gold Coast.