Barney, the world’s most successful sprint tandem pilot, is a true champion. With three Paralympic gold medals and six world titles under his belt, he has proven time and time again that he is at the top of his game. Not only has he competed in both London 2012 and Beijing 2008, but he has also transitioned into an endurance athlete and even launched a women’s cycling team to support his wife, Sarah, in her comeback.
But Barney’s success doesn’t stop there. As the team director, he has led the women’s cycling team to an incredible 105 victories in just three years. His leadership has also helped international riders on national teams for Australia, Ireland, and Great Britain.
What sets Barney apart is not just his athletic achievements, but also his dedication to mentoring young riders and supporting all age groups with his coaching and advice. He is known for his unwavering work ethic and his willingness to give generously of his time.
But Barney is more than just a sports figure. His down-to-earth nature and unique insights into the sporting world have made him a popular choice on the speakers circuit. Whether he’s talking about working with and cultivating teams or sharing his experiences with disabled athletes, Barney’s story is one of hard work, dedication, and overcoming physical challenges. He is the perfect motivational speaker to inspire and uplift any audience.