Roger is respected and admired throughout the sports world for his extraordinary achievements. He took up athletics quite late, having played Rugby as an English Schoolboy trialist. Roger read Medicine at Southampton University in 1985, however, due to professional commitments, he decided to rescind his place and concentrate on athletics.For fourteen years Roger Black represented Great Britain at the highest level in the world of athletics, both as an individual 400 metres runner and as a member of the 4x400 metres relay team. He won 15 major Championship medals, including European, Commonwealth and World Championship Gold medals, but his greatest achievement was winning the Olympic 400 metres Silver medal in 1996. Roger is particularly admired for his triumphs over adversity, successfully overcoming several serious injuries and set backs throughout his career. Roger is keenly aware of his responsibilities to his sport and is very much an inspiration to others.By combining his close understanding of motivation and self-development with his personal experiences both on and off the track, he consistently inspires, motivates and entertains audiences throughout the country.Being one of those unique people who have achieved both individually and as part of a team, Roger understands the dynamics of becoming a champion - how to dream a dream, set goals and take the necessary steps to fulfilling ones potential.Roger is currently a presenter for BBC Television Sport and an accomplished motivational speaker. He was awarded the MBE in 1992.