Elana 'Lani' Withnall
Hails from Old Bar, a small country coastal
town in NSW, Australia.
Aspires to live her life with more 'WOWs' than 'what if's.'
Lani is renowned for her upbeat personality
as well as representing Australia,
across three sporting disciplines
(Heptathlon, Bobsled, Rugby Sevens).
She also appeared as a contestant on
Channel 9’s Australian Ninja Warrior.
She is still battling toward her childhood dream
of being an Olympian, this time in the Triple Jump.
Lani has many stories to share about resilience and
‘keeping on, keeping on’ as she survived
two near-death experiences, a broken back and
her daily battle with with Coeliac Disease,
Lani is a qualified sports journalist,
accomplished corporate speaker,
emcee and event and podcast host.
More importantly she is also a mental health advocate
and positive body image ambassador.
Her mission is to aspire to inspire:
The next generation, people with
barriers to exercise and wellness
and hopefully you, reading this page...
If you want to learn more and hear her crazy stories,
enquire how Lani can speak at your next event here.
If you want to hear more, listen to
her podcast Fuelled By Faith here.
If you want to be part of the journey follow along here.
Above all, Lani hopes her journey can
encourage you to live a little more boldly,
dream a little more daringly,
And shine your light a little more brightly.
You're never to old
and it's never too late
to change your life, today.