iLEAD Talk: World Champion Paralympian Kurt Fearnley

iLEAD Talk - Kurt Fearnley

Start Date Tuesday, 11 March 2014, 05:30 pm
End Date Tuesday, 11 March 2014, 06:30 pm
Description

Open to all students registered with iLEAD

Quick Facts about Kurt Fearnley

  • 43 marathons. 31 wins. Ten additional podium finishes.
  • Marathon wins in 10 countries on five continents.
  • Three-time Paralympian. Nine medals. Three Gold
  • Six-time World Champion
  • 2007 and 2009 Laureus World Sports Award Finalist
  • Commonwealth Athlete of the Year with a Disability
  • 2009 NSW Young Australian of the Year
  • In 2009, successfully crawled the 96km Kokoda Trail in Papua New Guinea
  • In 2011, celebrity crew member on the winning yacht Investec Loyal in the Sydney to Hobart Yacht Race
  • In 2013, Kurt won his ninth consecutive Oz Day 10km race and was awarded the honour of delivering the 2013 Australia Day Address.

Kurt Fearnley is a truely inspirational Australian and this is a talk not to be missed.

Register your attendance here

A free bus will be leaving the Central Coast Campus at 4pm. Limited Places available. Email International-ourimbah@newcastle.edu.au to book your place.

This talk has been sponsored by the Student Services and Amenities Fee (SSAF)

Location CT202, Callaghan campus
Contact Adam Elhindi
RSVP Tuesday. 11 March 2014