Focusing on success principles, Johnson has proven that dreams are possible with a commitment to obtaining a goal and the dedication to overcome hardships along the way. He is the first sprinter in history to win both the 200- and 400-meter races at the same Olympic Games. He credits training and sacrifice with helping him to reach the championship heights to which most athletes aspire. Johnson continues to apply the same success principles in business and life. The Michael Johnson Performance training brand prepares athletes and sports teams across the globe to compete professionally.
Why you should book Michael Johnson for your next event
- With nine World Championship gold medals and four Olympic gold medals in his career, Johnson’s championship success sets a high mark, which proves that anything is possible.
- Johnson uses his record of athletic achievement, business success, and community involvement to inspire sports enthusiasts and global citizens. He drives home the point that ordinary people can accomplish extraordinary feats.
- He motivates audiences, including corporations across the globe, such as HSBC, UBS, and Goldman Sachs. With a heartfelt exploration of human potential, Johnson’s presentation about victory through hard work helps listeners to set achievable goals.
As one of the all-time best sprinters in track and field, Johnson brings a host of achievements to the stage. Known as the fastest runner in the world during his career, Johnson has broken records in the 4×400 meter relay, 200 meters, and 400-meter races. In 1996, at the Olympics, he hit the fastest time clocked by a runner. He’s taken the lessons of hard work, determination, and commitment and applied them to other areas of his life. After his running career, Johnson began television commentating for the Olympics and BBC sports.
He’s also worked on business ventures, such as his sports training facility, where he provides services to NFL football players and other athletes. He bases the training on his own philosophy of accomplishing dreams by beginning with a goal. Johnson’s facility trains others to apply these principles and win with step-by-step progression, commitment, and daily practice. He’s also active in giving back to communities. Johnson’s Young Leaders program trains young people in leadership, so participants may build skills and confidence to succeed. The year-long program offers youths who are passionate about sports the opportunity to receive mentoring and resources, which aids the youths in building a strong future.
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