Speakers / Types: Athletes | Sports ($5,000 or less)
If there’s one thing athletes have in common, it’s the desire for success. Our sports stars share their secrets of high performance and explain that win or lose, it’s going after your goals that counts.
Paralympian and World Champion
For Jeff Adams, a wheelchair is a vehicle for success. This five-time Paralympian and six-time World Champion in wheelchair sports is living proof that focus, determination, and spirit are the keys to achieving “gold medal” dreams. Combining his ...
Game Changer and Motivational Speaker
When it comes to building teams, creating momentum, and employing winning strategies, Orlando Bowen is the real deal. For the past nine years, Orlando has used storytelling, fitness activities, and cognitive exercises to teach resilience, leadership,...
Olympic Beach Volleyball Medalist
Mark Heese has travelled the world as a full-time beach volleyball professional, representing Canada at over 200 international tournaments, including three Olympic Games. His unique approach to competition and high performance allowed him to cultivat...
Gold Medal Champion
It’s always about the journey. That’s the message women’s hockey champion Cheryl Pounder seeks to instill in every audience she speaks to. Believing that learning from our successes, as well as our failures, is the key to staying on the pat...
Hockey & Humour
Jim Ralph is best known for his comical impersonations of famous Canadian sportscasters, including Foster Hewitt, Danny Gallivan, Dick Irvin, Bob Cole, Brian Williams and―of course―Don Cherry. A former professional hockey player, today Jim covers...
Sami Jo Small
Gold Medal-Winning Goalie with the Canadian Women's Olympic Hockey Team
The night before the Olympic game, in the race to the gold medal, Sami Jo Small was told that she would not be on the ice. At first, she was devastated and angry, but eventually, she chose to rise above those feelings and embraced her new role with...