Olympic Gold Medalist, Occupational Therapist
It is suggested that Heather Moyse is Canada’s best all-round female athlete, ever. Representing Canada’s national teams in bobsleigh, rugby and cycling, this two-time Olympic gold medallist and three-sport athlete, Heather Moyse, is a champion and role model.
Heather completed her Masters degree in Occupational Therapy at the University of Toronto, focusing her graduate research on occupational-/life-balance.
Heather continues to give back to her community, is involved in a number of fund-raising initiatives, and has been a Member-At-Large for Commonwealth Games Canada since 2002 with an avid interest in international development through sport. She is also an Athlete Ambassador for the charity Right to Play with whom she traveled to West Africa.
From a heart of gold to a passion worth gold, it is no surprise to those who’ve met her that Heather won Olympic gold. Heather’s down-to-earth and genuine personality, as well as her passion and humour shine through as she reflects and talks to her audiences. As an exemplary role model and inspiration to people of all ages, Heather’s commitment to her country and province stands as a symbol of what it is to be Canadian.
The Smallest of Inspirations, the Power of Perspective, & the Pursuit of Excellence:
Discover how perspective and the tiniest of inspiration can move you to maximize your potential and get you closer to achieving your goals. Heather's "dynamic and engaging delivery" brings her experiences to life as she shares her sources of inspiration, discusses the power of perspective, and emphasizes the importance of perseverance and creativity in the pursuit of personal excellence and success in any industry
"I left feeling that I was in the presence of one of the most talented and inspiring speakers who helped each individual in attendance find the Gold Medal Olympic athlete of life within themselves." - National Cycling Centre Hamilton
"Humility, passion, eloquence, and a self-effacing sense of humour - as a motivational speaker, Heather has it all. Her Olympic story touches on themes like acceptance of others, turning negatives to positives, and daring to dream big. And best of all, she tells it in a way that's entertaining to any audience, be they 6 year old 1st graders or established business executives." - News Anchor, CBC TV
"Heather's presentation was definitely a critical success factor for our event and we would highly recommend her for any events that require a speaker that can deliver the wow factor." - General Manager, Fisher & Paykel Appliances Canada, Inc.
"Her bubbly personality, natural humour and willingness to take on new challenges left everyone wanting more, and helped us to raise a significant amount of money. In addition to all her MC duties she also managed to make herself available to anyone who wanted a photo or an autograph or just a chance to talk with this great Canadian. We hope to have Heather back next year and I would recommend her highly to any organization that needs an excellent MC." - Community Services Director, Rotary Club of Whistler