Kerri Strug (born November 19, 1977) is an American gymnast from Tucson, Arizona. Strug was trained by the legendary coach Bela Karolyi, and joined the United States national team in 1991.
Kyle Maynard is a motivational speaker, author, entrepreneur and athlete. Despite being born with arms that end at the elbows and legs near the knees, Kyle's wrestled for one of the best teams in the Southeast, set records in weightlifting, fought in mixed martial arts, and most recently became the first man to crawl on his own to the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa.
Larry started his career at Birmingham International Raceway, the same track where The Famous "ALABAMA GANG" launched thier careers into the Nascar Winston Cup record books! Larry has continued to carry on this tradition in a way that can't be matched.
A former quarterback for the NFL's Kansas City Chiefs, Dawson led the team to a 1970 Super Bowl victory and was elected to the Hall of Fame in 1987. Years later, he came face to face with another opponent - prostate cancer. Since overcoming this illness, he has become a spokesperson for the American Cancer Society.
The multi-talented LeVar Burton has been capturing the attention of audiences and peers for over two decades, whether acting, directing, producing or writing, Burton continues to prove he can do it all.
Giglio was born in 1958 and grew up in a Christian home in Atlanta, Georgia. One morning at 2 AM during his freshman year at Georgia State University in 1977, he decided to follow Christ instead of the party life.
Lyn St. James has set thirty-one national and international speed records during her professional racing career, and is renowned as one of the top race car drivers in the world. Her driving ambition to become one of the best in her field has moved with precision, speed, determination, and focus.
A graceful and inspirational force, Malaak Compton-Rock lives by her favorite Marian Wright Edelman quote: "Service is the rent we pay for living."
American swimmer Mark Spitz achieved an Olympic record in 1972 that may never be equalled: seven gold medals. Perhaps no one athlete put more pressure on himself than American swimmer Mark Spitz. The athlete's bold predictions and cocky disposition made it almost impossible for him to live up to the standards he was setting for himself.
Mark Victor Hansen is a professional speakers who, in the last twenty years, had made over four-thousand presentations to more than 2 million people in 32 countries.
Meadowlark Lemon, affectionately known as the "Clown Prince of Basketball," is a legendary hero in the world of sports. He has been the creative force and focal point of international, comedic basketball since he began his career with the Harlem Globetrotters more than 4 decades ago.
To the chants and screams of thousands across the nation, Mia Hamm and her U.S. team played and won the 1999 Women's World Cup. Featured in Women's Soccer World Magazine and Sports Illustrated, named the Women's Sports Foundation Athlete of the Year (1997), and one of the "50 Most Beautiful People" in People Magazine (1997), she now dominates the growing world of women's sport.
A former Wal-Mart Executive who is an author and keynote speaker. My second book about Sam Walton and Wal-Mart comes out in May 2006 which is called, The 10 Rules of Sam Walton Success Secrets For Remarkable Results.
The enthusiastic captain who led the 1980 U.S. Olympic hockey team to its gold medal victory, Eruzione served as a sportscaster for both the 1984 and the 1988 Winter Olympic Games.
Founded Susan G. Komen for the Cure in 1982 in honor of her sister Susan who passed away from breast cancer; Goodwill Ambassador for Cancer Control for the United Nations' World Health Organization
Would you respect a man who came to the United States as a teenager with no knowledge of English, no contacts and only $50 in his pocket, yet ended up a multimillionaire? Would you listen to what he has to say about success?
Throughout his life, Orel Hershiser has been known as an outstanding baseball player. He has excelled at every level in which he has played and has captured baseball's highest honors - World Series Champion, World Series, American and National League Championship Series MVP,Cy Young Award, and Gold Glove Award.
Oscar has one an olympic gold medal, numerous professional championship belts in different weight divisions. Until recent losses he was (and still is by some) regarded as one of the best pound-for-pound fighters in the world.
An entertaining look at today's top news stories. She has interviewed the world's most important people for over two decades. She brings a refreshing perspective to national news and world affairs
When Peter Vidmar was eleven years old, his parents found an ad in the newspaper for a new "experimental gymnastics program designed to develop future Olympic champions."
The name Picabo Street is synonymous with excellence in the sport of downhill skiing. Leading up to and following her exceptional gold medal performance at the 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano, Picabo's career on the mountain has no doubt been jagged and covered with obstacles; however, her resilience and sheer determination has earned her the title of one of today's most talented female athletes.
Rene Godefroy has a passion for empowering others to excel and succeed. His personal story of struggle, grit and perseverance epitomize triumph and the American dream.
Known for his flair and humor, Rich Eisen - Lead Anchor on the NFL Network and former host of ESPN's flagship program, SportsCenter - is one of television's most popular sports personalities.
Rocky is in demand as a professional speaker, motivating audiences in a wide variety of organizations and corporations. Rocky sees parallels between the challenges he faced in the past and the challenges all business people face in today's crowded, competitive marketplace, and that is the central message he delivers. His presentation - Be the Best You Can Be - motivates audiences to keep on striving for greater accomplishments. Rocky is a dynamic speaker, using real life stories with a warm, self-reflective humor that audiences can relate to.
Ronnie Lott, an All-America from Southern California, was the San Francisco 49ers' first round draft pick and the eighth player chosen overall in the 1981 National Football League Draft. The 6-0, 203-pound defensive back made an immediate impression and was named the starting left cornerback from his first day in training camp.
Singer, impressionist and humorist Roy Firestone is best known as host of ESPN's Up Close. Well-recognized and honored for his varied abilities in broadcast and sports journalism, he presents a spectacularly funny and inspirational multimedia review, saluting the athletes and sports events of the twentieth century.
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