Jason Gardener - Bounce-back-ability
PUBLISHED: 11:44 01 June 2011 | UPDATED: 19:29 20 February 2013
Olympic gold medal winner, Jason Gardener MBE spoke about 'Chasing the Dream' as part of Prior Park College's Ralph Allen Memorial Lecture Series.
Olympic gold medal winner, Jason Gardener MBE spoke about Chasing the Dream as part of Prior Park Colleges Ralph Allen Memorial Lecture Series. With an audience that included the Colleges Sports Scholars and aspiring athletes, along with parents, friends and staff, Jason Gardener described the 20 year journey from schoolboy dream to Olympic gold medal winning reality.
Expressions like bound-back-ability, breaking through the pain barrier, yearning to win and never losing sight of the dream, drew Gardeners audience into the story of his life.
Prior Park Colleges Headmaster Mr James Murphy-OConnor was delighted with the event and the inspirational quality of Gardeners story, in which he overcame obstacles, and realised his dream through sheer determination, talent and hard work.
A professional international athlete from 1996-2007, Gardener has gone on to set up Bullet Management Group Sports Consultancy.