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Katie Hoff, keynote speaker

Katie Hoff

    • 8x World Champion
    • 2x Olympian in Swimming
    • Author of Blueprint: An Olympian's Story of Striving, Adapting, and Embracing the Suck
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$7,500 - $10,000

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$7,500 and Under

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Katie Hoff | Inspirational Speaker | Olympian | Highlight Reel

Katie Hoff | Inspirational Speaker | Olympian | Highlight Reel

Katie Hoff brings the energy and charisma you associate with an elite athlete - coupled with the friendly charm and straight talk of a good friend. She spent fifteen years relentlessly driving her own performance in competitive swimming from local star to national darling to international champion in her sport. What does it take? Katie will tell you. How can you apply what she learned to the challenges you face in your life? Katie will tell you.

Hoff is an open book and her sincere mission in each appearance is to bring her 'A' game to the session, prepared to talk with candor about the good, the bad, and the sometimes unbearable 'middle' place - in between accomplishments.

Katie Hoff is a 8x World Champion, 2x Olympian - in Athens Greece, and Beijing China - and earned a silver and two bronze Olympic medals in swimming. Hailed as the 'female Michael Phelps,' she withstood tremendous pressure and emerged from years of effort with valuable lessons learned on what it takes to succeed and power through bitter disappointment.


Blueprint for Greatness: Tapping Into Your "Deep Down Gear" - 45 min speech, followed by 15 min of open Q&A with your audience
Katie offers you the guidance of an elite athlete who wants to share her story, including its meteoric heights and shattering lows, to help YOU to tap into your own personal greatness - in sports, business or life. With total transparency and good humor, Katie details her humble and hilarious beginnings as a child with a passion for winning, through her training, Olympic appearances, setbacks and the shocking news that sent her life on a completely new trajectory. Participants will learn what Katie identified early on as her biggest competitive advantage - her 'deep down gear,' and the three essential things for finding and maintaining that advantage. Attendees will emerge fired up and ready to apply these concrete lessons in their own lives.

A Conversation with Two Time Olympian Katie Hoff - 60 min moderated 'chat'
Katie will field questions on every area of her life and swimming career, facilitated by a host-provided moderator.

In this dynamic and one-of-a-kind appearance, Katie will answer questions off the cuff and in her trademark energetic, honest and insightful style. She is an open book, so use your imagination and craft a session that hits exactly on what you'd want to know! Do you have a theme or 'word' you are aligning your goals around this year? Ask Katie how she would define it and what that word evokes for her. Do you have a core challenge with motivation, accountability or performance that you'd love to get Katie's take on? Ask away! Do you want to know what it was really like to step onto the pool deck at 15 at her first Olympics? Or the significance of 7/100ths of a second in Katie's career? Ask and she will spill the details. Hosts are welcome to brainstorm their own list of 10-20 questions for Katie and submit them for her consideration prior to the appearance or Katie can provide a list of possible questions to inspire you. On the fly questions from the audience are also welcome, so feel free to mix things up with a chance for your audience to be part of the fun and learning in an unforgettable way.

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