Lindy Hou is a Massage Therapist who suffers from a degenerative eye condition called Retinitis Pigmentosa. She has been legally blind since 1996. In 2004 Lindy won a Gold medal at the Paralympic Games in Athens and in 2008, she won a silver and a bronze at the Beijing Games. Lindy provides motivational talks through her personal experience, she can cover topics such as pursuing dreams, goal setting, teamwork, overcoming setbacks, staying positive in life.
Despite being blind, Paralympic Gold Medallist Lindy Hou knows how to turn dreams into reality.
She believes she is a very fortunate person and through her speaking presentations Lindy inspires, and empowers her audiences to achieve their own personal best.
With her infectious enthusiasm and positive attitude to life, Lindy knows how to make the most of her life and proves again and again that challenges are just stepping stones to success.
"When Lindy speaks, the grit and determination needed to make it to the top in the world of sport is evident. She speaks with conviction and meaning, but also with lightness and graciousness. I’m sure everyone will be inspired and uplifted by what Lindy has to say. I hope lots of people in future get to be infected by the enthusiasm for life which Lindy Hou exhibits." -
Gary Humphries, SENATOR FOR THE ACT