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David Foster

David Foster


After Dinner - Australians of the Year - Celebrity Motivational - Challenge - Goal Setting - Humour - Inspiration - Inspirational - Motivation - Sport - Sports Speakers in Australia

World's No.1 Axeman

With 163 World Titles and 140 Australian Titles under his belt David Foster proudly owns the title of the world’s greatest woodchopper. His "Dreams Do Come True" presentation inspires and motivates people to achieve their goals. Weighing 25stone, he can chop a 12" log in 8 seconds - an action he is happy to demonstrate for any audience.

David Foster commenced Wood chopping in 1976 at the Royal Melbourne Show and that year won an Australian Hard Hitting Championship. From there David has never stopped his dream run, and has won an amazing: 

163 World Titles
140 Australian Titles
Over 2000 State, Club and Overseas Championships. 

David has represented Australia over 30 times, and Captained the Australian team 20 times. He has won the Australian Axeman of the Year a record-breaking nine times in a row! In 1990 he was awarded Axeman of the Decade - the accolades just keep coming.There’s not a major event in Australia and New Zealand that David hasn’t competed in and won, and when he competed against the American’s he took three world records from them.

David is an achiever. His story “The Boy Next Door is a World Champion", is an inspirational one - showing how its done, that no matter where you come from you can reach the pinnacle of a chosen career. David has the ability to relate well to people of all ages and backgrounds - his mammoth size and stature is only surpassed by his great outlook on life! 

Presentation Topics Include

  • Sports Speaker
  • Woodchopper
  • Insirational story
  • Record holder, championship titles & over 20 captaincies for woodchopping


“Excellent. David Foster is a truly inspirational person who really connected with and touched our audience, with his stories of his amazing career and how if you believe in yourself that dreams can come true. He was a pleasure to deal with both on a personal and professional nature." 
Shamrock Rugby Club

“Everyone loved David Foster for his honesty and genuine-ness. Great! Not to mention his Aussie wit." 
IBM Australia Ltd

“Excellent. David was great; he gave a very good insight into the Aussie sport of woodchop. Great to work with, very funny and some great messages. Our audience loved him." 
CRT/Town & Country/Grow Force

“Excellent. Fantastic after dinner speaker, worked the room and had our guests enthralled with demo." 
CGU Insurance

“Excellent. David was the highlight of the night and his story lifted the delegates and motivated them to pursue their aims for Conference." 
Police Association

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