As the 2024 Paris Olympics draw near, we’re highlighting our members with Olympic connections by sharing their stories. Meet Tim Walsh, Head Coach of the Australian Women’s and Men’s Rugby 7s teams. He’s competed in Rio 2016 and Tokyo 2020, and is preparing for Paris 2024!

Check the complete conversation below.

Do you have a highlight/most memorable moment from your Olympic experience?

Experiencing being part a Gold medal winning team and watching the whole team and their closest rejoice. All the hard work and tough choices culminating into an outcome we dreamed of.

How has your Olympic experience benefited you in your life/career?

Provided an opportunity to have a positive impact on people’s lives. I work with a real purpose and enjoy the challenges, the people and competition.

Who is your favourite Olympic competitor of all time?

I will never forget Duncan Armstrong winning his Gold medal.

What will you be watching at this years Olympics?

As much as I can. I love watching the world’s best do whatever it is they do but particularly sport.

Why did you join Tattersalls Club?

Lifestyle and people. Relationships and wellbeing are the most important things in life.

How does an active lifestyle enhance your overall wellbeing?

Immensely, it is a natural, powerful, and addictive that yields nothing but positive results.