Richard Champion 2018-07-08T12:29:29+00:00

Project Description

 DISCOVER RICHARD CHAMPION

“As a Professional Speaker & MC, I share lessons learned & stories that are as inspirational & motivating as they are entertaining

Richard Champion

TRAVELS FROM BRISBANE WITHIN AUSTRALIA & INTERNATIONALLY

There is no challenge that Champs has backed away from and his competitive nature and high level of fitness make him an obvious choice for tougher assignments.

  • Richard “Champs” Champion has had a football career spanning 14 years before retiring at the end of the 2000 season when he was awarded Brisbane Lions Life Membership for his 10 years of loyal service to the club.

  • Qualifying for entry to the AFL’s prestigious 200 Club at the conclusion of his career, Richard Champion won rarely given, lavish praise from coach Leigh Matthews for the professional manner in which he conducted himself.

  • During his career he finished in the top six places for the Best & Fairest Awards three times. He also won the Bears’ prestigious “Most Professional Player” award in 1994 & “Best Clubman” honours in 1995.

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TRAVELS FROM BRISBANE WITHIN AUSTRALIA & INTERNATIONALLY

Richard Champion or ‘Champs’ as he is better known, has had a football career spanning 14 years, including 10 years with the Brisbane Bears / Lions before retirement at the end of the 2000 season. During his career he finished in the top six places for the Best & Fairest Awards three times. He also won the Bears’ prestigious “Most Professional Player” award in 1994 & “Best Clubman” honours in 1995. Qualifying for entry to the AFL’s prestigious 200 Club at the conclusion of his career, Richard Champion won rarely-given, lavish praise from coach Leigh Matthews for the professional manner in which he conducted himself.

He was awarded Brisbane Lions Life Membership at the end of the 2000 season for his 10 years of loyal service to the club. Richard Champion has a multi-talented personality, always prominent in the club’s off-field activities and in 1998 won an AFL Talent Show on Network Seven for his marvelous impersonation of Jimmy Barnes. That singing talent was put to good use when Champs competed in the popular Channel Seven program “It Takes Two”. You can also catch Richard Champion on a variety of radio shows, but he really shines on The Great South East each week and “Creek to Coast” with Channel Seven.

He also co-hosts radio programmes and is a regular commentator on the AFL when the Brisbane Lions play at the Gabba. There is no challenge that Richard Champion has backed away from and his competitive nature and high level of fitness make him an obvious choice for tougher assignments.

Champs loves golf, and intends to call Brisbane home for many years to come with his wife Anne-Marie and daughters Georgia and Grace. Richard Champion shares his experiences of life in football in a very entertaining way.

Testimonials

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“Endeavour Foundation has hired Richard or ‘Champs’ for multiple charity events. Champs is charismatic, engaging and a pleasure to work with. I would have no hesitation in recommending Champs for any event. “’.

Rachel Bitschkat, Challenge Community Services

“A Champion. In every sense of the word. The man has charisma in spades and is a true professional.”

Huia Maree Hikaiti, Marketing Creative, huiamaree.com
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