Speakers / Types: Olympians ($5,000 or less)
What does it take to be among the best in the world? Our Olympians share their highs and lows when it comes to undertaking the quest for gold.
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 ...
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...
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...