Dave Culbert

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David ("Dave") Thomas Culbert (born 17 March 1967 in Sydney) is a former international track and field athlete. In an international long jump career that spanned ten years, he won two Commonwealth Games silver medals in 1990 and 1994[1] and also made finals at the 1992 Olympics.[2]

Since his retirement, he has established himself as Australia's track and field commentator working with Channel 7 and SBS as well as various radio stations. In 2004 and 2005 he hosted a Sunday morning discussion show, The Insiders on Melbourne station SEN 1116.

In his role as a commentator, he has called Athletics at the 2000, 2004 and 2008 Olympic Games, 1998 and 2002 and 2006 Commonwealth Games and the past five World Athletics Championships.

He has also held the role of reporter/producer on Channel Seven programs Talking Footy, The Olympic Show and Sportsworld.

Culbert runs a sports media, promotion and marketing firm called Jump Media and has clients including Athletics Australia and the Australian Commonwealth Games Association.

He has worked on projects for Hockey Australia, the International Triathlon Union and Gymnastics Australia.


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