Olympic Games Gold and Silver Medallist BrookeHanson empowers people to embrace possibility and live a purpose driven life. After achieving the highest levels of elite swimming Brooke shares her journey and heartache beyond the pool and what she would give her Olympic medals back for. At the 2004 Summer Olympics, Brooke won a gold medal as part of the Australian 4×100-metre medley relay team. Several weeks later she competed at the 2004 FINA Short Course World Championships in Indianapolis where she won six gold medals, five of which were for individual events.
In 2006, she joined the health and lifestyle program What's Good For You team and was a presenter in the second series of the show. At the 2007 Logies, she was nominated for Most Popular Female New Talent for her role in the show. This talk was given at a TEDx event using the TED conference format but independently organized by a local community. Learn more at ted.com/tedx