For over a decade, Steve was one of Britain’s most consistent and popular athletes and established himself as one of the all- time greats of his sport.
After seven Gold medals, three world records, two Olympic silver medals and one bronze, Steve Backley finally hung up his javelin at the 2004 Olympic Games in Athens, showing he was still one of the world’s best by placing 4th in the final.
Since retirement from professional sport, Steve has pursued a number of business activities. He is author of three inspirational books – ‘The Winning Mind’, ‘The Little Book of Inspiration’ and, most recently, ‘The Champion in All of Us: 12 Rules for Success’.
Steve has also catapulted onto the after dinner circuit, with over 8 years experience in corporate and private events. He has the ability to appeal to all audeinces of all ages, using his relaxed charm to engage with each and every individual at an event.