Sally Kehoe was 21 when she made her Olympic debut as part of the eight at the 2008 Beijing Games. Kehoe was a promising junior, competing at the 2003 Australian Youth Olympic Festival. The Queenslander was the 2003 World Junior Champion in the double scull and 2004 World Junior Champion in the single scull.
She returned to Olympic competition four years on in London as a part of the women’s eight. Kehoe and the Australian crew made the A Final finishing in sixth place. The USA beat Canada and the Netherlands for the gold medal.