With her vibrant personality & positive attitude Elka Whalan (nee Graham) has enjoyed a successful media career for the last 20 years after representing Australia as a dual Olympian in the pool and multiple medalist. Her stellar swimming career saw her reach world #1 in her freestyle events bringing home medals from Olympics, World Championships & Commonwealth Games.
An engaging MC and motivational speaker, Elka talks to corporate companies, schools and teams “Be a first rate you not a second rate someone else” inspiring speeches. Elka is now seen across media forums, writing for papers and magazines & encouraging women to embrace all aspects of motherhood.
Wife to Four time water polo Olympian Thomas Whalan, they reside in Sydney with their four children. Elka is vibrant, encouraging & engaging; an asset to brands & companies.
In 2016 Elka has started Queenhood for the woman who knows her worth, empowering, uplifting and encouraging all women to unite and support one another, currently over 20 events have taken place all over NSW with incredible speakers and sell out events.