Sports Speakers with the Most Motivational Stories

Sports create some of the most motivational stories imaginable. People, from different walks of life, overcome tremendous obstacles to reach the top of the profession. These sports speakers with the best motivational stories delight us with their candor and stories of their remarkable achievements. Those in the audience at one of their presentations leave with a renewed sense of purpose and feel empowered to reach their true potential. 

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As a man who crafted one sports’ most inspiring stories, Anthony Robles is a champion, survivor, and motivator.  Robles won the 2010-11 NCAA individual wrestling championship in the 125 pound weight c...

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Bethany Hamilton is a professional surfer from the beautiful island of Oahu, Hawaii.  Having grown up on the North Shore she has been a surfer girl her entire life.  With dreams of one day becoming a...

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Dara Torres is one of the best Olympic swimmers ever, with five Olympic Games and 12 Olympic medals to her name. But she's more than just an unbelievable athlete. She’s a mom, a best-selling author, a...

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To say that Diana Nyad is fearless would be an understatement.  In 2013, at the age of 64 she became the first person to swim from Cuba to Florida without the aid of a shark cage, fins or a wet suit. ...

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Ibtihaj Muhammad is a fencer who competed internationally for the United States.  She was the first Muslim woman who wears a hijab to compete for Team USA at the Olympics.  Muhammad first competed for...

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We all remember those epic words.  “Do you believe in miracles!”  Those historic words have echoed through in the halls of history since they were uttered after the famous “Miracle on Ice” game in whi...

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Rocky Bleier is a former National Football League running back, playing for the Pittsburgh Steelers. Bleier won four Super Bowls in his career with the Steelers. Rocky was drafted in the 1968 NFL Draf...

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Daniel “Rudy” Ruettiger is the inspiration of the 1993 movie Rudy, which is widely considered one of the top sports movies of all time. Rudy’s story begins in Joliet, IL where the 5’6” hardnosed high...

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5th round pick of the Seattle Seahawks (141st overall), Shaquem Griffin was born July 20, 1995 and is a former linebacker for the UCF Knights. Shaquem and his twin brother Shaquill both played for UCF...

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Vince Papale was the subject of an inspiring story out of Philadelphia when at age 30 he became the oldest rookie to play in the NFL. Prior to his professional career, Papale was a high school track s...