Victoria Thornley is an Olympic silver medallist, three time Olympian and history maker in the sport of rowing.
Vicky made history in Tokyo 2020 by becoming the most successful British female single sculler, finishing 4th at the Olympic Games, in rowing’s toughest discipline. An Olympic silver medallist, multiple world medallist, European Champion with over a decade in the British team she has experienced the ultimate highs and lows that Olympic sport brings.
Having competed on the world stage as both an individual in the single scull and in the ultimate team boat, the eight, Vicky’s experience provides a unique insight in the different skills required to motivate both yourself and the wider team around you.
An experienced and confident public speaker, Vicky has great presence, is articulate, modest and very human. She is passionate about sharing her knowledge on how to create high performing teams, maximise performance and build unbreakable resilience in the face of adversity.
Now managing the family business, she has first-hand experience of transferring the multitude of skills gained from elite sport into business. Vicky will leave you and your team with simple and practical takeaways for you to put into action.
Vicky’s speaking topics include:
- The Olympic Story
- Thriving as a women in sport and business
- Building high performing teams
- Growth vs. fixed mindset
- Coping with change
- Dealing with ambiguity