2016 Australian Paralympic Team portrait of Gallagher
Jessica Gallagher (born 14 March 1986) is an Australian
She is legally blind, and represents Australia internationally in three sports: skiing, athletics and cycling. Besides her skiing achievements, she has represented Australia in athletics at the
At the time of the 2010 Vancouver Winter Paralympics, she was dating the American Paralympic sitting ski slalomer
Gerald Hayden. She is an ambassador for the
She is legally blind due to
Gallagher was selected to compete at the
Gallagher was appointed to the Board of Vision 2020 Australia in June 2015 and is also a member of its Member, Finance and Audit Committee.