Greg Whyte Keynote Speaker
- Leading expert in sport science and motivation
- Olympic Pentathlete medallist
- Author, "Achieve the Impossible" (2015)
Greg Whyte's Biography
Professor Greg Whyte, a former international modern pentathlete, competed in two Olympic Games and is a European and World Championship medallist. He is the pre-eminent authority on Exercise Physiology and Sports Performance and Rehabilitation in the UK. An internationally recognised expert in the field, Greg has extensive professional experience assessing, treating and improving the performance of athletes and sporting enthusiasts ranging from celebrities attempting their first mountain summit to Gold Medal-seeking Olympians.
Greg is well-known for his involvement in Comic Relief. Since 2006, he has applied his sports science work to assist various celebrities in completing some of the toughest challenges. Greg has trained, motivated and successfully coached the comedian David Walliams to swim across the English Channel; James Cracknell to run, cycle and swim to Africa; Cheryl Cole, Chris Moyles and Gary Barlow to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro; Eddie Izzard to run a remarkable 43 marathons in 50 days, and more recently Christine Bleakley to water-ski across the channel.
In 2015, Greg published “Achieve the Impossible”, an authority on performance details and how to overcome challenges and achieve success in life, work and sport.