Jeremiah Brown is an Olympic silver medallist, world record breaker, bestselling author, former athlete
wellness and transition leader at the Canadian Olympic Committee, and keynote speaker on a mission to share
teamwork, resilience, and leadership lessons, and inspire people to re-think what is possible for themselves and
their organizations in just a few years.
Jeremiah won an Olympic silver medal as a member of the Canadian men’s eight rowing team at the London
2012 Olympic Games. A former commercial banker with a big dream, he is one of few Olympians ever to have
started learning his sport only four years before winning a medal at the Olympics. Jeremiah’s book, The 4 Year
Olympian, spent five weeks as the #1 bestselling sports memoir in Canada. His story has been featured on CBC,
CTV, Roger’s Sportsnet, the Globe and Mail, the Toronto Star, and USA Today.
Jeremiah Brown seems to operate on four-year cycles of reinvention: from commercial banker to novice rower,
from novice rower to Olympic medallist, from Olympian to Canadian sport leader, and from Canadian sport
leader to author and speaker.
Jeremiah’s national bestselling book, The 4 Year Olympian, tracks his odyssey going from his parents’ couch to
the Olympic podium in just four years. Redefining the power of enduring uncertainty and trusting others,
Jeremiah uses his story to inspire audiences around the world to rethink what is possible for themselves in just a
Through each reinvention, Jeremiah has come to learn that resilience is the skill that underpins them all, and he
now passionately helps organizations and people understand how to strengthen their resilience while adapting to
change in their own careers and personal lives.