As Australia's leading run-scorer in Test and ODI cricket with over 13,000 test runs alone, and one of Australia's most successful captains of all time, Cricket Legend Ricky Ponting certainly does not need any introduction. Not only is Ricky one of Australia's favourite sporting hero's, he and his wife Rihanna established the Ponting Foundation which raises money for research into childhood cancer and in the past 10 years has raised more than $10M. We are honoured to have Ricky Ponting as a Lexus of Blackburn partner.
Alisa Camplin enjoyed a distinguished sporting career at the elite level, peaking with her gold medal at the 2002 Salt Lake City Winter Olympics in the sport of freestyle aerial skiing. Four years later, she defied the odds by overcoming two knee reconstruction to take home the bronze medal at the 2006 Torino Winter Olympics, becoming the first Australian to win medals in consecutive Winter Olympic Games. While training to become an Olympic aerial skier, Alisa Camplin completed a Bachelor of Information Technology degree and began her international career as a senior executive with IBM. Twenty years later, Camplin is a unique and contemporary leader.
Luke Darcy played over 200 games for the Western Bulldogs, following in the footsteps of his father David. Luke made his debut in 1994 and emerged as one of the AFL's leading ruckman, winning the Bulldog's best and fairest award in 2001 before gaining All-Australian selection and winning the AFLPA MVP award in 2002. Today Luke is a well-respected commentator across TV, joining the Seven Network in 2012 and Luke was hand-picked to be a part of Triple M's program Hot Breakfast, working alongside fellow Lexus of Blackburn Ambassador Eddie McGuire. We are proud to have Luke as a Lexus of Blackburn Ambassador!
Eddie McGuire is one of Australia's most accomplished and versatile television personalities. After, signing with Channel 9 in 1994 as a sports commentator he went on to front the multi-award winning program The Footy Show. He is also known for his devotion and passion as President of the Collingwood Football Club, he is a best-selling author and compere of 'Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?' Eddie's association with Lexus of Blackburn has been a longstanding and mutually successful one. From opening the dealership back in 2005, through to today, Eddie and Collingwood have been a constant presence at Lexus of Blackburn, one that we are proud to continue.