Jonathan Edwards CBE

Britain's most medalled athlete

Former European, World and Olympic triple-jumping champion Jonathan Edwards CBE has held the world record for the sport for over 10 years. Stepping into the world of commentary and sports presenting Edwards has become an integral part of the BBCs sports coverage; his impressive sporting résumé has also helped him forge a success career within motivational speaking, specialising as an after dinner speaker and Olympic speaker for a whole host of events and occasions.

A double Olympian and multiple World Champion Edwards has covered all bases when it comes to his sport, and is now providing expert analysis of it. He was heavily involved in the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) which helped provide an excellent London 2012 games. A truly successful and special career, Edwards’ superiority is still observed as his world record jump distance of 18.29 meters has stood since the 1995 World Championships in Gothenburg, Sweden. Winning gold at the 2000 Sydney Olympics cemented Edwards’ name in history as one of the most prolific and successful athletes in British history. Edwards retired in 2003 after the World Championships, and immediately turned his focus to media commitments and forging a reputation as a sports speaker.

Now a stalwart of BBC sport Edwards has turned his hand to coverage of all sports, specifically taking control of the athletics coverage. Having recently travelled to Sochi to cover the Winter Olympics, Edwards is as popular with the British public as a TV presenter as he was as an athlete. Established and respected Jonathan Edwards is able to turn his experiences and expertise to being an articulate Olympic Speaker, proving popular as an after dinner speaker and guest for events and occasions.

Exceptionally gifted as a sports speaker, Jonathan Edwards is certain to add a new dimension and a different atmosphere to your event. His phenomenally incredible career is certain to act as a catalyst to inspire your guests to reach their potential. An inspirational speaker who is equally gifted as an Olympic Speaker, Jonathan Edwards is the ideal after dinner speaker and guest.

Book Jonathan Edwards for your event, occasion or conference as an  Olympic Speaker or After dinner speaker with the Champions Speakers agency- either ring us on +44 1509 85 29 27 or fill out our online booking form.

  • Olympic Speaker
  • Sports Speaker
  • TV Presenter
  • Peak Performance
  • Motivaitonal and Inspiraitonal
  • Determination and Drive


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