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Kerri Strug

Two-Time Olympian and Gold Medalist in Gymnastics; Olympic Hall of Fame Inductee

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Travels From: District Of Columbia | Fee Range: $10,000 - $15,000

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In this compelling, inspiring presentation, Kerri shares her experience as the brave young gymnast who struggled for years in the shadow of flashier athletes, then secured her place in the Olympic pantheon for her brilliant success under fire. Whether you aspire to be an Olympian or simply master a new skill, Kerri provides the motivation and tools to keep you on your toes and land on your feet in pursuing your dreams and achieving your goals.

Biography

Kerri Strug is a two-time Olympian, gold medalist and Hall of Fame Inductee. As the youngest athlete at the 1992 Olympics at age 14, she captured America’s spirit four years later at the 1996 Olympic Games in Atlanta.

After shocking spectators by falling and injuring her ankle on her first vault, she managed to stick the landing on her second vault before collapsing in pain, helping to secure gold for the American team. It was a moment that landed Kerri on the front page of newspapers around the world and catapulted her into the spotlight. Kerri now shares her powerful message of determination, fortitude and self-confidence to inspire audiences across the country to overcome obstacles, believe in themselves and always go for the Gold!

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