A 1996 Olympian, Jim Walker is an inspirational, passionate and knowledgeable athlete.
Since leaving the athletic arena, where he was World Cup Champion and Australian Surf Champion, Jim has moved into all areas of television, radio and is also a respected public speaker.
He has addressed and inspired more than 200 different companies, ranging from leading business to local community and business groups, government departments and charities and has used his talents in various arenas and through many media outlets.
He uses his journey to becoming a champion athlete and now a champion coach to now teach people, teams and large organisations the skills that are needed to help reach their goals.
In the last 8 years Jim has been coaching at the NSW Institute of Sport, Head coach Australian U/23 Kayak Team as men’s elite sprint coach. In this time he has coached paddlers to many national titles and numerous state titles. To date his greatest achievement as a coach is the inclusions of one of his paddlers on the 2008 Olympic Team.
In the world of television, Jim has presented on such shows as Sydney Weekender (Channel 7), as host and commentator of the World White Water Championships (SBS), The Nutri-Grain Iron Man Series and the Athens Olympics.
His experience in radio has varied from 4BC Olympic presenter, fitness and sports expert on 2MMM for their program “The wrong side of the bed” with Scott Cam and several roving reports with ABC.