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Janet Evans

Five-Time Olympic Medalist in Swimming; Former World Record Holder in Three Events; Successful Author, Spokesperson and Motivational Speaker

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Travels From: California | Fee Range: $15,000 - $25,000

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A dynamic speaker with a great message for everyone, Janet Evans inspires young athletes with her energetic and entertaining presentations. I don’t know a thing about swimming but it didn’t matter, said one attendee, who left feeling profoundly touched; he was not alone.

Janet Evans, one of the greatest female swimmers of all time, knows what it takes to attain peak performance at all times, while also building team excellence. Janet’s insights are matchless for instilling ongoing peak performances for every team and organizational unit.

It’s always good to hear someone with Olympic or professional credentials talk about sports and how it all relates to life. Not too many of us have had the opportunity to meet Olympians, noted an attendee at one of Janet Evans’ special events. Audiences continue to thrill to learning about life’s lessons from Janet’s illumining presentations.

Discover how Janet Evans, Olympic gold medalist and one of the greatest female swimmers of all time, encourages leadership potential to develop and flourish in everyone. Janet Evans never fails to motivate audiences with her unparalleled presentations.


Janet Evans is widely considered as one of the greatest female distance swimmers of all time. In 1987, when she was only 15 years old, Evans broke the world record in the 400m, 800m and the 1,500m freestyle. At the 1988 Seoul Olympics, she won her first gold medal in the 400m individual medley. Three days later, she won the 400m freestyle by more than two seconds and broke her own world record by 1.6 seconds. She added a third Olympic victory in the 800m freestyle that same year.

In addition to her stunning swimming career, Evans has made her presence felt outside the pool as well. She has established herself as a successful commercial spokesperson, author, reality television personality, and highly-sought after speaker. Janet's career as a motivational speaker started at the young age of 16, with her powerful message and passionate energy catapulting her to the top of the most requested keynotes list. She has addressed audiences for prominent organizations in a wide array of industries including: Technology, Healthcare, Real Estate, Telecommunications, Apparel, Banking, Insurance, Trade Associations, packaged goods, non profits and many others. With her charming style and natural grace on a podium, Janet has engaged and inspired veteran salesman and senior executives alike!


"Janet Evans was on time and easily accessible. She even stayed and signed every autograph after her presentation which took almost an hour. She was great!" –Kevin Fleetwood, Marketing Director, MeridianLink, Inc.

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