Rio 2016 Olympic Gold Medalist and London 2012 Olympic Bronze Medalist, Crista Cullen, is widely recognised as one of the best hockey defenders in the world.

The Gold medal winning 2016 Olympic Final in Rio saw Crista win her 197th Great Britain and England combined cap, 13 years after her first appearance for Great Britain aged just 18.

Crista has over 185 Great Britain and England combined caps, Commonwealth, World Cup and European cup bronze medals, awarded Great Britain’s Hockey player of the year (2006) , named three times in the International Hockey Federation’s World All Stars Team (2006, 2007, 2010). She was Great Britain’s top goal scorer in the Beijing Olympics, and joint top goal scorer at the London Games.

Crista worked at Sports Recruitment International ahead of the Rio Olympics. She is the Head of Marketing for Duke’s Sports Travel, offering world-class tours all over the world and combines this with Motivational Speaking, coaching, charity and public speaking commitments both in the UK and beyond.