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Mitch Gaylord

Olympic Gold Medal Winner, Speaker, Actor & Multi-Gym Owner

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 Mitch Gaylord Biography

Mitch Gaylord first thrilled the world in 1984 when he led the United States Olympic Gymnastics Team to its Gold Medal victory. Mitch holds the distinction of being the first gymnast in American history to score a “Perfect 10”. Mitch went on to capture a Silver Medal for Vaulting and two Bronze Medals for Rings and Parallel Bars. As the number one ranked gymnast in 1983 and 1984, Mitch invented two skills now named internationally after him. To this day, the Gaylord Flip and the Gaylord Two are considered among the most difficult and spectacular feats in gymnastics.

After the Olympics, Mitch was appointed to the President’s Council for Physical Fitness by President Reagan and was asked to return for a second term under President George Bush, Senior. During this time, he fulfilled numerous speaking engagements, endorsements and appearances across the country. In 1986, Mitch made his acting debut in Columbia Pictures’ “American Anthem” and went on to appear in several commercial advertisements including Diet Coke, Nike, Vidal Sassoon, Soloflex, Levi’s, and Texaco to name a few.

Mitch Gaylord has been motivating and inspiring audiences worldwide for over 32 years, speaking to Fortune 500 Companies, Associations, and Students across the country. His personal mission is to inspire others to greatness through his presentations and products. In 1995, he was inducted into UCLA’s Hall of Fame, and in 2006, he was inducted into the US Olympic Hall of Fame. Mitch has served as a journalist/broadcaster for FOX Sports during the Atlanta Olympics and anchored the 2009 Maccabiah Games in Israel with JLTV. He has also served as a Celebrity Judge on NBC’s “Celebrity Circus”.

As a motivational speaker and fitness expert, Mitch was asked to endorse several fitness products for the DRTV market including Suzanne Somers’ “Torso Track” and “Body Row”, as well as, “OrbiTrek Platinum” for Thane International.

Mitch has now added another chapter in his wide-ranging career. He is now teaching classes and inspiring a new generation of people at The Lagree Studio founded by his wife, Valentina Gaylord. Mitch resides in Austin, Texas with his wife, Valentina and their two children Valletta & Luc.

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  • EMBRACE YOUR GREATNESS

    How to Ignite the Fire Inside In today’s world, individuals and businesses are facing challenges they’ve yet to encounter. Mitch Gaylord, motivational keynote speaker, entrepreneur, and Olympic Gold Medalist, will share with your audience key insights and strategies to breakthrough unique challenges that face us today and help you turn personal and professional dreams into reality. Known for being the first American Gymnast in history to receive a “Perfect 10”, Mitch’s rise to the top didn’t come without its own challenges, obstacles, and adversity. Prior to becoming the number one gymnast in the country, Mitch was viewed by his competitors as the guy with incredible natural talent that you could always count on to choke under pressure. In the 1981 World Championships in Moscow, Russia (just 3 years before the 1984 Games), Mitch found himself watching from the sidelines as his teammates competed because he missed the cut during the trials and became the “Alternate” – the guy who goes in only if someone gets injured. Although devastating at the time, the experience ignited the fire inside and success became imminent. On the flight home, Mitch met his soon to be coach
    • a man who would teach him how to Embrace his Greatness and become the Champion he was meant to be. With this new mindset, intense training, and the lessons he learned, Mitch became the number one gymnast in the Country within two years, putting him on track towards Olympic Gold. In this powerful presentation, Mitch Gaylord shares with audiences inspiring insights regarding:
    • Overcoming limiting beliefs preventing you from achieving your Dreams
    • Breaking through your Fears, once and for all, to ignite the Fire Inside
    • Creating an Unstoppable Drive toward Success
    • Applying the “Gold Medal Mindset” to your Goals
    • Finding what’s worth Fighting For – For YOU!
    • Harnessing the Power of the 3 C’s: Commitment, Consistency, and Character

  • “Melt it OFF with Mitch”

    Want something completely unique at your next meeting? Well now you can have it! Based on his highly successful fitness program, “Melt it OFF with Mitch”, Olympic Gold Medalist Mitch Gaylord will take your group through this fun-filled introductory workout at your next event. Perfect for all fitness levels, this unique workout only requires 30-45 minutes of your time, a 2-pound Medicine Ball (provided), and a willingness to have a good time. Attendees will walk away feeling energized and ready to take on the day! Not to mention, they’ll get to tell all their friends that they worked out with an Olympian! With Health, Fitness and Wellness awareness finally going mainstream in Corporate America, it’s now time to put it into action and make this part of your next event. This special program can be done as a breakout session or a morning workout to kick-start the day. Either way, people will be glad they participated!

  • FOCUS: The Mindset of Excellence

    In a perfect world, organizations would effortlessly move toward their short
    • term and long-term goals, overcoming obstacles, breaking through barriers and taking on challenges. Employees would show up everyday with great attitudes, energized, and ready to contribute with eager anticipation. Productivity would be at a high level of excellence and results would be the byproduct of a thriving Company. Regardless of the economy or the economic climate of the day, companies that have the ability to focus with a mindset of excellence will always find their path to success. It was through FOCUS: The Mindset of Excellence that enabled Mitch Gaylord, America’s first “Perfect 10”, along with his Teammates to defeat the heavily-favored People’s Republic of China and take home the Gold in the 1984 Olympic Games. Drawing off of his Olympic background, entrepreneurial ventures and business expertise, Mitch will share with your audience his unique perspective on:

  • Raising the Bar with Mitch Gaylord

    Bringing together leadership insights from his entrepreneurial ventures with universal lessons from his Olympic journey, Mitch Gaylord inspires both individuals and corporations to raise the bar in their pursuit of excellence. Audiences will walk away with a greater desire, determination, and dedication to their vision.

  • Focus: The Mindset of Excellence

    In a perfect world, organizations would effortlessly move toward their short-term and long-term goals, overcoming obstacles, breaking through barriers, and taking on challenges. Employees would show up every day with great attitudes, energized, and ready to contribute with eager anticipation. Productivity would be at a high level of excellence and results would be the byproduct of a thriving company. Regardless of the economy or the economic climate of the day, companies that have the ability to focus with a mindset of excellence will always find their path to success. It was through FOCUS: The Mindset of Excellence that enabled Mitch Gaylord, America's first "Perfect 10," along with his teammates, to defeat the heavily favored People's Republic of China and take home the Gold in the 1984 Olympic Games.

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    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Mitch Gaylord for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Mitch Gaylord, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Mitch Gaylord or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • HOW MUCH DOES IT COST TO BOOK Mitch Gaylord?

    Booking fees for Mitch Gaylord, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Mitch Gaylord, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • WHO IS THE AGENT FOR Mitch Gaylord?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Mitch Gaylord for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Mitch Gaylord for your next private or corporate function.
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Mitch Gaylord

Olympic Gold Medal Winner, Speaker, Actor & Multi-Gym Owner

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Mitch Gaylord Biography

Mitch Gaylord first thrilled the world in 1984 when he led the United States Olympic Gymnastics Team to its Gold Medal victory. Mitch holds the distinction of being the first gymnast in American history to score a “Perfect 10”. Mitch went on to capture a Silver Medal for Vaulting and two Bronze Medals for Rings and Parallel Bars. As the number one ranked gymnast in 1983 and 1984, Mitch invented two skills now named internationally after him. To this day, the Gaylord Flip and the Gaylord Two are considered among the most difficult and spectacular feats in gymnastics.

After the Olympics, Mitch was appointed to the President’s Council for Physical Fitness by President Reagan and was asked to return for a second term under President George Bush, Senior. During this time, he fulfilled numerous speaking engagements, endorsements and appearances across the country. In 1986, Mitch made his acting debut in Columbia Pictures’ “American Anthem” and went on to appear in several commercial advertisements including Diet Coke, Nike, Vidal Sassoon, Soloflex, Levi’s, and Texaco to name a few.

Mitch Gaylord has been motivating and inspiring audiences worldwide for over 32 years, speaking to Fortune 500 Companies, Associations, and Students across the country. His personal mission is to inspire others to greatness through his presentations and products. In 1995, he was inducted into UCLA’s Hall of Fame, and in 2006, he was inducted into the US Olympic Hall of Fame. Mitch has served as a journalist/broadcaster for FOX Sports during the Atlanta Olympics and anchored the 2009 Maccabiah Games in Israel with JLTV. He has also served as a Celebrity Judge on NBC’s “Celebrity Circus”.

As a motivational speaker and fitness expert, Mitch was asked to endorse several fitness products for the DRTV market including Suzanne Somers’ “Torso Track” and “Body Row”, as well as, “OrbiTrek Platinum” for Thane International.

Mitch has now added another chapter in his wide-ranging career. He is now teaching classes and inspiring a new generation of people at The Lagree Studio founded by his wife, Valentina Gaylord. Mitch resides in Austin, Texas with his wife, Valentina and their two children Valletta & Luc.

Mitch Gaylord Videos

  • Mitch Gaylord Fitspiration Documentary
    Funny And Unexpected Moments 2019 #9 - You Wouldn't Believe if They Weren't Recorded - Duration: 10:02. CLIP4U 820,592 views · 10:02.

Speaker Lists Featuring Mitch Gaylord

Mitch Gaylord Speaking Topics

  • EMBRACE YOUR GREATNESS

    How to Ignite the Fire Inside In today’s world, individuals and businesses are facing challenges they’ve yet to encounter. Mitch Gaylord, motivational keynote speaker, entrepreneur, and Olympic Gold Medalist, will share with your audience key insights and strategies to breakthrough unique challenges that face us today and help you turn personal and professional dreams into reality. Known for being the first American Gymnast in history to receive a “Perfect 10”, Mitch’s rise to the top didn’t come without its own challenges, obstacles, and adversity. Prior to becoming the number one gymnast in the country, Mitch was viewed by his competitors as the guy with incredible natural talent that you could always count on to choke under pressure. In the 1981 World Championships in Moscow, Russia (just 3 years before the 1984 Games), Mitch found himself watching from the sidelines as his teammates competed because he missed the cut during the trials and became the “Alternate” – the guy who goes in only if someone gets injured. Although devastating at the time, the experience ignited the fire inside and success became imminent. On the flight home, Mitch met his soon to be coach
    • a man who would teach him how to Embrace his Greatness and become the Champion he was meant to be. With this new mindset, intense training, and the lessons he learned, Mitch became the number one gymnast in the Country within two years, putting him on track towards Olympic Gold. In this powerful presentation, Mitch Gaylord shares with audiences inspiring insights regarding:
    • Overcoming limiting beliefs preventing you from achieving your Dreams
    • Breaking through your Fears, once and for all, to ignite the Fire Inside
    • Creating an Unstoppable Drive toward Success
    • Applying the “Gold Medal Mindset” to your Goals
    • Finding what’s worth Fighting For – For YOU!
    • Harnessing the Power of the 3 C’s: Commitment, Consistency, and Character

  • “Melt it OFF with Mitch”

    Want something completely unique at your next meeting? Well now you can have it! Based on his highly successful fitness program, “Melt it OFF with Mitch”, Olympic Gold Medalist Mitch Gaylord will take your group through this fun-filled introductory workout at your next event. Perfect for all fitness levels, this unique workout only requires 30-45 minutes of your time, a 2-pound Medicine Ball (provided), and a willingness to have a good time. Attendees will walk away feeling energized and ready to take on the day! Not to mention, they’ll get to tell all their friends that they worked out with an Olympian! With Health, Fitness and Wellness awareness finally going mainstream in Corporate America, it’s now time to put it into action and make this part of your next event. This special program can be done as a breakout session or a morning workout to kick-start the day. Either way, people will be glad they participated!

  • FOCUS: The Mindset of Excellence

    In a perfect world, organizations would effortlessly move toward their short
    • term and long-term goals, overcoming obstacles, breaking through barriers and taking on challenges. Employees would show up everyday with great attitudes, energized, and ready to contribute with eager anticipation. Productivity would be at a high level of excellence and results would be the byproduct of a thriving Company. Regardless of the economy or the economic climate of the day, companies that have the ability to focus with a mindset of excellence will always find their path to success. It was through FOCUS: The Mindset of Excellence that enabled Mitch Gaylord, America’s first “Perfect 10”, along with his Teammates to defeat the heavily-favored People’s Republic of China and take home the Gold in the 1984 Olympic Games. Drawing off of his Olympic background, entrepreneurial ventures and business expertise, Mitch will share with your audience his unique perspective on:

  • Raising the Bar with Mitch Gaylord

    Bringing together leadership insights from his entrepreneurial ventures with universal lessons from his Olympic journey, Mitch Gaylord inspires both individuals and corporations to raise the bar in their pursuit of excellence. Audiences will walk away with a greater desire, determination, and dedication to their vision.

  • Focus: The Mindset of Excellence

    In a perfect world, organizations would effortlessly move toward their short-term and long-term goals, overcoming obstacles, breaking through barriers, and taking on challenges. Employees would show up every day with great attitudes, energized, and ready to contribute with eager anticipation. Productivity would be at a high level of excellence and results would be the byproduct of a thriving company. Regardless of the economy or the economic climate of the day, companies that have the ability to focus with a mindset of excellence will always find their path to success. It was through FOCUS: The Mindset of Excellence that enabled Mitch Gaylord, America's first "Perfect 10," along with his teammates, to defeat the heavily favored People's Republic of China and take home the Gold in the 1984 Olympic Games.

FAQs on booking Mitch Gaylord

  • How to book Mitch Gaylord?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Mitch Gaylord for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers. Fill out a booking request form for Mitch Gaylord, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Mitch Gaylord or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Mitch Gaylord?

    Booking fees for Mitch Gaylord, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies according to the circumstances, including the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. Speaker fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Mitch Gaylord, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Mitch Gaylord?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Mitch Gaylord for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Mitch Gaylord for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Mitch Gaylord or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Mitch Gaylord or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Mitch Gaylord is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Mitch Gaylord for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Mitch Gaylord generally travels from Dallas, TX, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Kerri Strug, Mark Spitz, Shannon Miller, Erin Gruwell and Dennis Prager. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Mitch Gaylord for an upcoming event.

Mitch Gaylord Speaker Videos

  • Mitch Gaylord Fitspiration Documentary
    Funny And Unexpected Moments 2019 #9 - You Wouldn't Believe if They Weren't Recorded - Duration: 10:02. CLIP4U 820,592 views · 10:02.

Mitch Gaylord Speaking Topics

  • EMBRACE YOUR GREATNESS

    How to Ignite the Fire Inside In today’s world, individuals and businesses are facing challenges they’ve yet to encounter. Mitch Gaylord, motivational keynote speaker, entrepreneur, and Olympic Gold Medalist, will share with your audience key insights and strategies to breakthrough unique challenges that face us today and help you turn personal and professional dreams into reality. Known for being the first American Gymnast in history to receive a “Perfect 10”, Mitch’s rise to the top didn’t come without its own challenges, obstacles, and adversity. Prior to becoming the number one gymnast in the country, Mitch was viewed by his competitors as the guy with incredible natural talent that you could always count on to choke under pressure. In the 1981 World Championships in Moscow, Russia (just 3 years before the 1984 Games), Mitch found himself watching from the sidelines as his teammates competed because he missed the cut during the trials and became the “Alternate” – the guy who goes in only if someone gets injured. Although devastating at the time, the experience ignited the fire inside and success became imminent. On the flight home, Mitch met his soon to be coach
    • a man who would teach him how to Embrace his Greatness and become the Champion he was meant to be. With this new mindset, intense training, and the lessons he learned, Mitch became the number one gymnast in the Country within two years, putting him on track towards Olympic Gold. In this powerful presentation, Mitch Gaylord shares with audiences inspiring insights regarding:
    • Overcoming limiting beliefs preventing you from achieving your Dreams
    • Breaking through your Fears, once and for all, to ignite the Fire Inside
    • Creating an Unstoppable Drive toward Success
    • Applying the “Gold Medal Mindset” to your Goals
    • Finding what’s worth Fighting For – For YOU!
    • Harnessing the Power of the 3 C’s: Commitment, Consistency, and Character

  • “Melt it OFF with Mitch”

    Want something completely unique at your next meeting? Well now you can have it! Based on his highly successful fitness program, “Melt it OFF with Mitch”, Olympic Gold Medalist Mitch Gaylord will take your group through this fun-filled introductory workout at your next event. Perfect for all fitness levels, this unique workout only requires 30-45 minutes of your time, a 2-pound Medicine Ball (provided), and a willingness to have a good time. Attendees will walk away feeling energized and ready to take on the day! Not to mention, they’ll get to tell all their friends that they worked out with an Olympian! With Health, Fitness and Wellness awareness finally going mainstream in Corporate America, it’s now time to put it into action and make this part of your next event. This special program can be done as a breakout session or a morning workout to kick-start the day. Either way, people will be glad they participated!

  • FOCUS: The Mindset of Excellence

    In a perfect world, organizations would effortlessly move toward their short
    • term and long-term goals, overcoming obstacles, breaking through barriers and taking on challenges. Employees would show up everyday with great attitudes, energized, and ready to contribute with eager anticipation. Productivity would be at a high level of excellence and results would be the byproduct of a thriving Company. Regardless of the economy or the economic climate of the day, companies that have the ability to focus with a mindset of excellence will always find their path to success. It was through FOCUS: The Mindset of Excellence that enabled Mitch Gaylord, America’s first “Perfect 10”, along with his Teammates to defeat the heavily-favored People’s Republic of China and take home the Gold in the 1984 Olympic Games. Drawing off of his Olympic background, entrepreneurial ventures and business expertise, Mitch will share with your audience his unique perspective on:

  • Raising the Bar with Mitch Gaylord

    Bringing together leadership insights from his entrepreneurial ventures with universal lessons from his Olympic journey, Mitch Gaylord inspires both individuals and corporations to raise the bar in their pursuit of excellence. Audiences will walk away with a greater desire, determination, and dedication to their vision.

  • Focus: The Mindset of Excellence

    In a perfect world, organizations would effortlessly move toward their short-term and long-term goals, overcoming obstacles, breaking through barriers, and taking on challenges. Employees would show up every day with great attitudes, energized, and ready to contribute with eager anticipation. Productivity would be at a high level of excellence and results would be the byproduct of a thriving company. Regardless of the economy or the economic climate of the day, companies that have the ability to focus with a mindset of excellence will always find their path to success. It was through FOCUS: The Mindset of Excellence that enabled Mitch Gaylord, America's first "Perfect 10," along with his teammates, to defeat the heavily favored People's Republic of China and take home the Gold in the 1984 Olympic Games.

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This website is a resource for event professionals and strives to provide the most comprehensive catalog of thought leaders and industry experts to consider for speaking engagements. A listing or profile on this website does not imply an agency affiliation or endorsement by the talent.

All American Entertainment (AAE) exclusively represents the interests of talent buyers, and does not claim to be the agency or management for any speaker or artist on this site. AAE is a talent booking agency for paid events only. We do not handle requests for donation of time or media requests for interviews, and cannot provide celebrity contact information.

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