Ask about Tess Lloyd
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  • Tess Lloyd is an Olympic Yachtswoman who as a teenager was placed under a medically induced coma after being knocked unconscious from her 29er skiff during a national youth championship.
  • She has nine screws and plates in her head after undergoing major brain surgery.
  • During her seven year rehabilitation, Tess had to re-learn the most basic tasks such as talking.
  • Through determination and resilience, Tess set a strategy to rebuild her life and her sailing career.
  • In 2020, Tess achieved her goal of being named part of the 49erFX Australian Olympic team for the postponed Tokyo Games.
  • The winning mindset
  • Motivational leadership
  • Strategy and resilience: the perfect partnership
  • Importance of loyalty in overcoming challenges
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