A true sporting icon in Australia, Grant Hackett never fails to please his fans and is sure to continue to do so in the next few years leading up to the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. He has reigned as an Olympic, World, Pan Pacific, Commonwealth and Australian champion for lengthy periods. He has also held world records in the short and long course events.
His successes over several years, culminated in numerous medals, including two podium positions at the 2008 Games in Beijing. Grant is a level headed, articulate, and extremely talented young man and his success extends well beyond the pool.
Grant’s excellent leadership skills have seen him lead the Australian Swimming Team as the first captain. His character and enthusiasm in partnership with his natural ability, dedication and strong determination will make him an integral part of the Australian Swimming Team for many years to come.
When addressing audiences from diverse backgrounds, Grant’s passion, charisma and charm are clear for all to see. He captivates crowds, sharing key learning experiences and highlights.