Athletes Who Have Overcome Dyslexia

Dyslexia is a learning disability that affects many people's ability to read and process language. There are many athletes that have struggled with dyslexia early in their lives only to overcome it to achieve success. They have gone on to dominate in their respective sports and be revered by many. Sports dyslexia speakers are great motivational keynote speakers for a host of events. 

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Ann Bancroft is an American adventurer and renowned teacher. Her trek to the North Pole in 1956 made her the first woman to get there on foot and by sled. Bancroft is the first woman to cross both pol...

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If you are looking to learn about fitness Billy Blanks is the person to talk to. Billy is a renowned fitness guru as well as a martial artist and actor. He proved the non-believers wrong early on when...

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Frank Gore is a running back for the New York Jets and one of the most durable and successful backs of his era. Gore attended the University of Miami for college where he started as a true freshman in...

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Greg Louganis became an American hero when he brought home gold medals from the 1984 and 1988 Olympic Games in diving.  With a background in dance, gymnastics and acrobatics, Louganis became involved...

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Jovan Haye played six seasons in the National Football League as a defensive end with the Carolina Panthers, Cleveland Browns, Tampa Bay Buccaneers, Tennessee Titans, and Detroit Lions from 2005 to 20...

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When Earvin Johnson earned the nickname "Magic" in high school one could say that it foreshadowed what was to come in his career. After a magical career at Michigan State University in which he led th...

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Mark Schlereth is one of only 35 players to win a Super Bowl with two different teams, both the Washington Redskins and the Denver Broncos. Born in Anchorage, Alaska in 1966, Schlereth earned the nick...

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Meryl Davis is a three-time Olympic medalist, four-time World Championships medalist, five-time Four Continents Championships medalist, six-time Grand Prix Final medalist, and eight-tine United States...

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Nolan Ryan is a former pitcher in Major League Baseball and the former CEO of the Texas Rangers. Ryan joined Alvin Little League Baseball when he was nine years old and he made the all-star team when...

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From a young age Rex Ryan wanted to follow in the footsteps of his father by becoming a professional football coach in the NFL. After attending college at Southwestern Oklahoma State University Rex sp...

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Sir Steve Redgrave is a retired rower. Redgrave’s strength is rowing was in sweep oared rowing. Redgrave battled sever illness for much of his career. He was diagnosed with ulcerative colitis in...

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Tim Tebow won two BCS National Championships and the 2007 Heisman Trophy during his days at the University of Florida.  Those are just a few of the many things Tebow did to make him one of the most le...