Na­tional sports hero to speak at ma­jor projects sum­mit in Bowen

Whitsunday Times - - LOCAL NEWS -

AUS­TRALIA’S na­tional sports hero and first Win­ter Olympic gold medal­list, Steven Brad­bury, will be in Bowen on Fri­day, Oc­to­ber 9 as part of the North Queens­land Bulk Ports (NQBP) Ma­jor Projects Sum­mit.

Mr Brad­bury will speak at the sum­mit din­ner held as part of the event and will share his story of pas­sion, per­sis­tence, tri­umph and set­backs with din­ner guests.

Whit­sun­days Mar­ket­ing and De­vel­op­ment Limited (WMDL) CEO Da­nial Rochford, said he was ex­cited that Steven Brad­bury was able to join the din­ner.

“Mr Brad­bury is not only Aus­tralia’s na­tional sports hero but an in­spi­ra­tional speaker,” he said.

Mr Rochford said the sum- mit din­ner would be a great night for guests to hear about Mr Brad­bury’s ex­pe­ri­ences, pas­sion and abil­ity to over­come set­backs.

“The fa­mous mo­ment at the 2002 Win­ter Olympics when Steven Brad­bury won the gold medal when all of the other com­peti­tors in the ice skat­ing fi­nals fell over is prob­a­bly one of the most mem­o­rable in the his­tory of sport and we are look­ing for­ward to re­liv­ing this mo­ment through Mr Brad­bury’s eyes,” he said.

“Al­to­gether, it will be an en­ter­tain­ing evening and a great op­por­tu­nity to net­work with other in­dus­try col­leagues.”

Tick­ets to the NQBP Ma­jor Projects Sum­mit and VIP Din­ner are avail­able via www.whit­sun­dayt­ick­

AUS­TRALIAN ICON: Na­tional sports hero Steven Brad­bury will speak at a VIP din­ner in Bowen at this year's North Queens­land Bulk Ports (NQBP) Ma­jor Projects Sum­mit on Oc­to­ber 9.

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