Denise is an outstanding athlete and heptathlon champion. Denise was the 6th woman to win an Olympic gold in track and field. In 1999 Denise was awarded an OBE my her majesty the Queen for her services to sport. Outside of her impressive athletics career Denise has also taken part in the BBC’s Strictly Come Dancing, where she was runner up in the series. She is also currently a judge for BA’s Great Briton’s bursary scheme for sport and an ambassador for Youth Sports Trust and International Inspiration. Denise is a passionate and enthusiastic speaker.