Tessa Sanderson CBE is a 6 Times Olympian and winner of a Gold Medal at the 1984 Olympics in Los Angeles. She is currently still the only British Woman to ever win a throwing Gold Medal and represented Great Britain for a total of 26 years.
Tessa is also a 3 time Commonwealth Gold Medalist and has been awarded the MBE, OBE and in 2004 was awarded the CBE for her services to Sport. Tessa was voted Sports Personality of the Year and Athlete of the Year (3 times) by the Athletics Writers Association.
Tessa was also a key player and TEAM GB Ambassador for the London 2012 Games. She currently runs her own sports academy - The Tessa Sanderson Foundation and Academy, to give new athlete's and young people a chance in the world of sport.
In Tessa's presentations she openly talks about her experiences as an Olympic athlete and her inspirations to become great in her chosen field. She also offers insights into how others can through hard work, team work and determination become great at anything they want.