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With three gold medals in rowing at three consecutive Olympic Games, Pete secured his first of five World Championship titles less than four years after starting the sport. In his 17-year rowing career, he also secured two Oxford Blues and is one of only 14 Team GB Olympians to stay at the top of his sport for so long.
 
A serving Royal Navy officer since 1999, Pete retired from rowing in 2018 to resume public
service at sea. In 2019 he suffered a spinal stroke causing paralysis below his chest. Pete has since used his military training and Olympic experience to get the best from his changed life circumstances and help others to do the same.
 
He speaks openly about his unique insight into overcoming adversity and trauma having
learned that resilience is not a given trait, but is trainable for everyone. If you want to inspire your team and give them the life skills to overcome even the toughest of challenges, get the inside track with Pete.

Pete Reed OBE

England, UK

Triple Olympic Gold Medalist, Motivational Speaker & Resilience Master

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Pete Reed OBE

With three gold medals in rowing at three consecutive Olympic Games, Pete secured his first of five World Championship titles less than four years after starting the sport. In his 17-year rowing career, he also secured two Oxford Blues and is one of only 14 Team GB Olympians to stay at the top of his sport for so long. A serving Royal Navy officer since 1999, Pete retired from rowing in 2018 to resume public service at sea. However, in 2019 he suffered a spinal stroke causing paralysis below his chest. Pete has since used his military training and Olympic experience to get the best from his changed life circumstances and help others to do the same. Pete speaks openly about his unique insight into overcoming adversity and trauma having learned that resilience is not a given trait, but is trainable for everyone. If you want to inspire your team and give them the life skills to overcome even the toughest of challenges, get the inside track with Pete.

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