Brennon Dowrick was elected to the Gymnastics Australia Board in 2013 and is Chair of the High Performance Committee.
Mr Dowrick is a keynote motivational speaker and presents to companies and associations around the world. He is the founder of Champion Edge, an Australia wide motivation program with a focus on health and fitness for Australian teenagers.
Mr Dowrick is one of Australia’s most successful gymnasts. He represented Australia at two Olympic Games, three Commonwealth Games and seven World Championships. Mr Dowrick was Australia’s first ever Gymnastics Commonwealth Games Gold Medallist in 1990, a feat he repeated in 1994. He also was Australia’s first Olympic Games finalist at the Atlanta 1996 Olympic Games.
Mr Dowrick was inducted into the Gymnastics Australia Hall of Fame in 2012 and is also a member of the Athlete Roll of Honour and was awarded the Athlete Award of Distinction.
Mr Dowrick was awarded an OAM for his services to Gymnastics in January 2015.