Sir Anthony McCoy OBE is the world‘s greatest jump jockey. He has dominated his sport for over two decades, making him one of the UK's highest profile sporting talents. Sir Anthony, also known as AP, is the only sportsman of his kind to have been awarded ˜BBC Sports Personality of the Year‘ in 2010, to receive the ˜Lifetime Achievement Award‘ at SPOTY in 2015 & ˜BT‘s Outstanding Contribution to Sport Award‘.
He ended a truly phenomenal career in April 2015 as Champion Jockey for the 20th consecutive year, recording 4348 wins (which includes the 2010 Grand National, the prestigious Cheltenham Gold Cup, Champion Hurdle, Queen Mother Champion Chase & King George VI Chase). He spent his career setting records -a tribute to his stamina, endurance, motivation and dedication.
He has swapped the whip for the microphone, and is a very popular presenter for Channel 4 Racing and is an exclusive columnist for The Times. He is President of the Professional Jockey‘s Association, a Trustee for the Sir Peter O'Sullevan Charitable Trust and a Global Ambassador for Laureus, Albert Bartlett and William Hill.
Sir Anthony is an exceptional keynote, after-dinner, corporate and motivational speaker. He also speaks at global 'Sport Meets Business' forums and events. His unparalleled experience, humour and personality endear him to any audience his fear of failure, his drive to be the best, his mental / physical / motivational techniques, his anecdotal stories from the saddle, breaking bones over 700 times and his insight into the pressures and dangers of the sport makes for a lively Q&A.
A documentary about Sir Anthony is currently top of the itunes film chart, and has been shown in over 200 cinemas across the UK and Ireland. Being AP has premiered at the Toronto Film Festival (just 20 from 6000 films were chosen), in Dublin and in London. He has also written autobiographies including "Winner: My Racing Life" and a novel "Taking the Fall".