Steve Brown - Biography
Steve Brown had an extraordinary sporting career despite an accident in June 2005 that changed his life forever. The spinal cord injury in his neck meant he was never to walk again but after lifesaving operations and months in hospital Steve got involved in wheelchair rugby. After working incredibly hard he narrowly missed out on a place in Beijing 2008. Instead he led the parade of the Hero’s through London, representing all the athletes working towards London 2012. Steve trained hard, working to improve himself as an athlete and as a leader. His reward was the pinnacle of any British athletes career this generation, Captaincy at London 2012.Steve has had huge success in the sport at a domestic level and on the international stage. He has taken home numerous medals and been privileged to many sporting honours, none as important to him as his part in a home Paralympic Games.
Since the London Games Steve has continued to improve and push himself outside his comfort zone. Along side sport Steve also works as a Speaker, TV Presenter on SKY Sports and as an Athlete Mentor, helping people realise and reach their potential. Steve’s story is one of massive highs and lows that will give any audience food for thought. Naturally one of life’s easy going and optimistic souls – He will shares his experiences honestly, engaging with the audience. Well trained in presenting, Steve is an excellent speaker and motivator that will positively enhance any event.
Career highlights to date:
2012: Captain for London 2012 Wheelchair Rugby team
2012: Captain of London 2012 Wheelchair Rugby test event
2011: European Championships - Silver medallist
2011: Selected for Squad 2012 and asked to captain squad
2010: National Champions
2010: 4th with GB at the Australian Super Series
2008: European Cup Winners
2008: National Champions
2008: German competition winners
2007: European Champions
2007: European Cup Winners with GB
2006: National Champions