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Sports Athletes

Sports Athletes

What is expected of athletes within different fields of sports and what does it take to be amongst the very best? Professional keynote speakers share their personal stories and offer motivational advice.

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Tessa Sanderson

Six times Olympian and winner of a gold medal at the 1984 Olympics. The only British woman to win a throwing gold medal

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Motivational speaker Tessa Sanderson has competed in six Olympic Games from 1976 to 1996. She is best-known for winning an Olympic gold medal for the javelin in 1984, and she is currently the only British woman ever to win a throwing gold medal....

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Penny Heyns

Double Olympic Champion, Author and Professional Speaker Penny Heyns can help you make a difference in your life

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Speaker Penny Heyns is a businesswoman, guest television presenter and the world’s greatest female breaststroke swimmer. As a presenter, Penny delivers a powerful message of hope and inspiration for audiences all over the world. Her experience as...

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Caroline Mohr

Attain a World Class Mindset with Caroline's Authentic, Empowering and Inspiring Keynotes

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Speaker Caroline Mohr is a true expert of inner strength. In the middle of her professional golf career, Caroline survived a severe earthquake, only to find out her cancer diagnosis weeks later. The only way to survive was to amputate her right leg...

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Brian Holloway

Speed. Agility. Teamwork. The Patriots Way

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Speaker Brian Holloway is an all-pro expert of leadership and creating number one teams. As a former player of the New England Patriots, he knows the secret of winning. By having over 35 years of experience at speaking, he traveled over 15 million...

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Ryan Giggs

Manchester United Legend & Wales Manager

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Welsh-born sportsman and speaker Ryan Giggs is a living legend of football. As a football player spending his entire career with Manchester United, he became the most decorated player of the English Premier League. After his retirement in 2014, he...

Bill Walton

Basketball legend, broadcaster and humanitarian renowned as one of the best speakers from the world of sports

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As entertaining as he is insightful, speaker Bill Walton is renowned as one of the best speakers from the world of sports. As a speaker Bill Walton brings passion to the stage and inspires audiences with tales from an improbable life in sport and...

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Lewis Johnson

Sports Commentator & Motivational Speaker

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Keynote speaker Lewis Johnson is an NBC Olympic broadcaster with the experience of the athletes he interviews. Lewis was an all-star track and fielder in high school, and an All-American in college, University of Cincinnati, and made it to the...

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Matt Le Tissier

Former Premier League Footballer

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Former football star Matt Le Tissier is a strong after-dinner speaker, awards host and presenter, whose charm and warmth make him a popular choice for a wide range of...

Cedric Dumont

High Performance Coach & Speaker

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Keynote speaker Cedric Dumont’s longtime fascination with flight led him to become a wingsuit flyer, base jumper and international Red Bull athlete. He shares with audiences what he learns from these extreme...

Brett Shuttleworth

Motivational Entertainment Rockstar

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Having trained over +27000 audiences worldwide, International Motivator and Adventurer Brett Shuttleworth is creating a ripple effect of Love across the globe – directing participants and companies towards their innermost greatness. As a speaker...

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Julie Otto

Professional Golf Coach & Speaker

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Keynote speaker Julie Otto is a former British international golfer who had a hugely successful playing career as an amateur golfer before moving into administration of the game and the training of future golf...

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Mark Colbourne MBE

Change & Mindset Expert

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Keynote speaker Mark Colbourne is a thought-provoking speaker with a mission to take you from zero to hero. Mark has had struggles himself but even after a near-death experience he got back up and continued to follow his dream with a positive...

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Sean Conway

Endurance adventurer known for being the only person in history to complete the Ultimate GB Triathlon

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Keynote speaker Sean Conway is an inspirational speaker and adventurer. He is the only person in history to complete the Ultimate GB Triathlon cycling, swimming and then running the length of Britain. His motivational keynotes are unique and...

Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson

Legendary paralympic athlete & commentator having many different skills, which makes an unusual great speaker

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Baroness Tanni Grey-Thompson is Britain's most successful Paralympic athlete. In combination with her English wit and lively personality, her ample experience from the worlds of sport, business, and politics makes her an unusually inspiring...

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David Gething

Doctor, Author & Extreme Sportsman

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Keynote speaker David Gething raised over HKG $100,000 for Sunbeam charity when running the World Marathon Challenge, and aims to found an environmental NGO funded in part by revenue and PR raised as a result of his next superhuman...

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Shannon Miller

7 time olympic medalist, health and fitness advocate and cancer survivor empowering women to make their health a priority

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Keynote speaker Shannon Miller is the most decorated gymnast in American history, a successful business woman, a cancer survivor, and a loving wife and mother. Shannon’s life on and off the gymnastics floor is simply inspiring. Shannon’s topics...

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Lars Christiansen

Handball Expert

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Lars Christiansen's keynotes are characterized by great commitment and high entertainment value. They are inspiring to people no matter who they are. Lars is a very charismatic profile that manages to ignite recognition and trust among his...

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Kriss Akabusi

CEO of The Akabusi Company, founding Director and Chairman of TACT, coach, and well-known for his athletic achievements

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Keynote Speaker Kriss Akabusi is famous for his achievements in athletics where his greatest individual triumph was his Gold Medal in the 1990 European Championships when he also beat David Hemery’s 22 year old British Record. Kriss Akabusi is the...

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Ruben Gonzalez

Four-time Olympian and bestselling author teaching how become successful using his own personal effectiveness system

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Keynote speaker Ruben Gonzalez speaks from Olympic experience. He teaches the personal effectiveness system he used to achieve success again and again in both the Olympics and in the business world.  He is proof that ordinary people can...

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Jim Rees

Athlete, ironman, executive coach and keynote speaker

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Our keynote speaker Jim Rees is an athlete, ironman, executive coach and presenter. Jim is able to challenge himself beyond the imaginable, and has so far competed in three races across America and ten ironman triathlons. He is inspirational and...

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Sally Gunnell

Health promoter and popular British sportswoman famous for her exceptional athletic presentations and historic records

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Keynote Speaker Sally Gunnell is a well known and truly loved British Athlete. She has an inspirational story which encourages audiences to be better versions of themselves both physically and...

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Jason Lezak

Athlete and Olympic Gold Medalist

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Our keynote speaker Jason Lezak began swimming at the age of 5 and grew up to become an All-American in Water-Polo. Jason’s ability to connect with his audience on a personal level shows his dedication to his message. He’s humble but passionate...

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Devon Harris

Expert, author of motivational books and former Olympic athlete who is a three-time Jamaican bobsled Team Olympian

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Three-time Jamaican bobsled Team OIympian Devon Harris’ message to “keep on pushing” inspires the rejected salesperson to rediscover his or her mojo, the stumped engineer to find a better solution, and the overloaded executive to see a new...

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Denise Lewis OBE

Former British olympic heptathlete, writer for the Telegraph, popular presenter and regular commentator for BBC Sport

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The former Olympic athlete, Denise Lewis has continued to be involved in athletics even after her retirement. Denise has written for the Telegraph  and has been a regular commentator for BBC Sport. Our keynote speaker Denise Lewis is also a popular...

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Charles van Commenee

Respected and Successful Coach

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Keynote speaker Charles van Commenee has many years of experience from the world of athletics and is considered a very successful coach. He is able to manage a team, push limits and exceed targets. These abilities are relevant outside of the world...

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Cary Mullen

Olympic Athlete and Successful Businessman

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Our keynote speaker Cary Mullen is a respected Olympic Athlete and a successful businessman. The lessons he has learnt in his sports career helped him develop a successful real estate development company and serves as the foundation of his powerful...

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Brendan Hansen

Avid Sportsman and Outdoorsman

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Keynote speaker Brendan Hansen is an avid sportsman and outdoorsman spending his free time hunting, fishing, and wakeboarding around his current residence in Austin, TX. Brendan's love for swimming makes him one of the most passionate speakers in...

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The Best Advice for Professional Athletes

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  • If you are an athlete seeking to turn professional in your sport career you must know that such commitment requires hard work and perseverance. The Sports Athletes will reveal glimpses from the lifestyle of competitive athletes.
  • Popular keynotes contain tips and advice on how to achieve success in your field by increasing your athletic ability to maximum capacity.
  • Hiring a coach, networking with other athletes, working with a nutritionist are among the recommendations offered by our Sports Athletes. Contact A-Speakers today for more information on popular talks!

About Sports Athletes

 Sports athletes come in many shapes and sizes within a wide range of different sports, from football and basketball to swimming and sumo wrestling. It goes without saying that the level of seriousness also varies. It takes a very different attitude, and physical and mental strength, to compete in the Olympics than to attend the local sports club once a week for the fun of it. Request Speaker Fees & Availability