BiographyLisa is best known for her long and successful swimming career.
She has competed in three Olympic Games (Moscow in 1980, Los Angeles in 1984 and Barcelona in 1992); two World Championships (Berlin in 1978 and Ecuador in 1982); and three Commonwealth Games (Edmonton in 1978, Brisbane in 1982 and Auckland in 1990). Her competitive swimming career spans an awe-inspiring 23 years during which she collected 24 gold medals, 21 silver medals and 8 bronze medals at international competitions.
Lisa, a mother of three, was ranked in the top 25 swimmers in the world for the duration of her career since the age of 15.
For 23 years Lisa was the presenter for Uncle Tobys Muesli Bars, appearing in many television commercials promoting the product. This is the longest ever association between an athlete and a company. For ten years Lisa was also the spokesperson for Fernwood Fitness Centres - a national chain of women's health clubs. For 4 years she was the face of P & O Cruises in Australia, and for 8 years the spokesperson (and user!) for 30 Plus, a women's hormonal imbalance supplement.
Lisa is one of Australia's most sought after speakers and carries out many speaking engagements and personal appearances both nationally and internationally, drawing on her vast experience as a Commonwealth Games and Olympic competitor for Australia. She also talks of her personal experiences as a coach, working mum, wife, author, public personality and a health and fitness advocate.