When it comes to Olympic motivational speakers, one name will always come to mind, Steve Redgrave. One of the most courageous rowers of all time, Steve redefined the sport and made Britain known as one of the finest countries for producing Olympic rowers.
Not many Olympians walk away with Gold medals, but during Steve’s many years on the water, he walked away with five gold medals at each of the Olympic events between the years 1984 and 2000. Steve has competed alongside other British Olympians like Matthew Pinsent and James Cracknell he is one of the most iconic Olympians in the world.
One slightly concealed fact about Steve was his persistence to compete in the sport even though he was battling with illness throughout most of his career, yet despite this, he continued to push himself to the limits.
There came a point though when Steve had to retire from the Olympics putting the world of rowing behind him. He did have an incredibly long career spanning nearly two decades and throughout his career, he battled with illness, yet competed at an Olympic level a truly inspirational sportsman.
For Steve’s continuous devotion to the world of rowing, he was knighted in 2001, but also holds two prestigious titles: MBE and CBE. Being one of the greatest Olympians of all time and holding multiple records it is no surprise that he didn’t give up on sport altogether.
After years of competing in sports, you won’t find Steve on the lakes rowing anymore, but you might be lucky enough to see him on TV presenting numerous sporting events. Time and time again Steve has shown his incredible talent for commentary, which makes him a fantastic speaker for any event, and he is certain to motivate any crowd.
Steve has shown his incredible talent for commentary, which makes him a fantastic speaker for any event, and he is certain to motivate any crowd.
If you would like to book one of the most iconic Olympians in the world, please call the Motivational Speakers Agency right away on +44 1509 85 29 27 today.
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