David Weir CBE

David Weir CBE

Dubbed ‘The Weir-Wolf’, David Weir CBE is a multi-medal winning athlete with six Paralympic Gold medals, two Silver and two Bronze to his name.

He has also won medals at the IPC Athletics European Championships, the IPC Athletics World Championships, Paralympic World Cup, and Commonwealth Games. David has also won the London Marathon an impressive eight times.

In addition to multiple medal wins, David also currently holds the British record at all track distances up to 5,000m, as well as on the road at 10 km, half marathon, and marathon.

He was awarded the CBE for services to athletics in the 2013 New Year Honours.

Born with a spinal cord transection that left him unable to use his legs, he became a talented wheelchair athlete from a young age.

Now a popular speaker, David Weir tells his inspiring story up and down the country, starting with a severed spinal cord, all the way through his impressive sporting career. Self-belief, determination and resilience are common themes of his story and he leaves audiences with a clear idea of how these key traits are involved in success.

Contact Great British Speakers today to book Paralympian David Weir CBE for your next event.

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David was a delight to listen to and socialise with. His story is an inspiration and the way that he tells it is inspirational. David had time for everyone, was engaging and happy to sign autographs and be photographed with delegates from the minute he arrived to the moment he left. He is a brilliant talent and wonderful man.
Mick, Parker Communications

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