Graeme Obree



Graeme is a truly unique motivational speaker and inspires audiences with his life story, his journey to becoming the cycling World Hour Record holder (x2) and World 4000m Pursuit champion (x2).

He lives in Saltcoats, Ayrshire. He has never held a driving license and commutes regularly on his bike complete with mud guards, racks and sometimes a trailer. He is a regular contributor to BBC Radio 5 Live where his insights and analysis for track racing fans is revered by cycling fans.

How did Graeme make the step from club cyclist to an international superstar of cycling? What attributes did he possess which pushed him above and beyond the ordinary and created a cycling legend?

Fellow cyclist Sir Chris Hoy comments: "Graeme is a genius in the true sense of the word. His uncanny ability to tackle problems from an angle that no-one else could have thought of, makes him a one-off. An original. He sees the world in a different way to us mere mortals and comes up with ideas and solutions which make you laugh, shake your head and say 'why didn't I think of that?!'"

An individual beyond reproach, an innovator, an incredible athlete with an indestructible determination are just some of the elements of Graeme's character. To understand the rest you really need to hear it from the man himself - Graeme is a brilliant speaker with a truly captivating story.

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