Contact Us

Mark Spitz

11-Time Olympic Medalist and "Athlete of the Century"; 36-Year Record-Holder for Most Medals Won in One Olympic Games

Mark Spitz won a total of 11 Olympic medals in 1968 and 1972. After winning two gold medals in the 1968 Olympics in relay events and a silver and bronze in his individual events, Mark knew he had to do more to prove he was the greatest swimmer in the world. He returned four years later to win 7 gold medals at the 1972 Munich Olympics”and set the world record for the most medals won in a single Olympic games.

Check Availability

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

Speech Topics

Biography

Mark Spitz won a total of 11 Olympic medals in 1968 and 1972. After winning two gold medals in the 1968 Olympics in relay events and a silver and bronze in his individual events, Mark knew he had to do more to prove he was the greatest swimmer in the world. He returned four years later to win 7 gold medals at the 1972 Munich Olympics”and set the world record for the most medals won in a single Olympic games. Mark held his record for 36 years, before Michael Phelps broke it in 2008. From 1965-1972, Mark set 33 world records and was named “World Swimmer of the Year” three times.

Mark is also one of the most decorated athletes outside the Olympics. He was voted “Athlete of the Century” in water sports and one of six greatest Olympians ever by Sports Illustrated. Recently, the International Olympic Committee selected Mark as one of five “Athletes of the Century.”

"

“After 20 years in the lecture series business, WWSG has become a valued partner. We produce over 24 speaking events a year and have worked with dozens of agencies. We appreciate WWSG’s unparalleled professionalism, integrity, and creativity in suggesting speakers that are unique to the speaker circuit."

The Distinguished Speaker Series of Southern California

"

They provide us well-prepared and informed speakers who understand our expectations and unique format. With WWSG, we know that the speaker fees are fair and trust that the event will be a success.

The Distinguished Speaker Series of Southern California

"

I hope to work again and again with Worldwide Speakers Group on the selection of our keynote and endnote speakers for our annual conference and other events. Our representative and her associate were terrific from my first communication to them until our speaking-event concluded... It is easy to see why many of the top speakers in the country work with Worldwide Speakers Group.

The National Recreation and Park Association

"

Everything was buttoned up, from the initial outreach to the event execution and post follow-up. I have a great team of representatives from WWSG to work with, first class experience.

American Century Investments

"

The WWSG team are super responsive and flexible. I will definitely work with them again to find speakers for my next event.

Ernst & Young LLP

"

We always enjoy working with WWSG, and we thank you and your team for your diligence, thoroughness, and professionalism. Planning is already underway for next year's event (no rest for the weary). We hope to have every opportunity to work with you again in the near future.

Texas American Resources Company

"

The consistent professionalism and quality for the way Worldwide Speakers Group handles events shows that they think of each detail and every contingency beforehand.

Newt Gingrich, Distinguished Leader, Visionary, & Political Vanguard; 2012 Republican Presidential Candidate; Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives (1995-1999); Best-Selling Author

"

Thanks again for all your help. Your entire team there is truly stellar.

American Property Casualty Insurance Association

"

All timing and logistics were seamless, and the client was super engaged and thankful. I’m happy to report that we have another WIN for WWSG! Let’s build on the momentum together!

Josh Linkner, Tech Entrepreneur, Hyper-Growth CEO, NYT Best-Selling Author, Venture Capitalist, and Keynote Speaker

"

The team at WWSG is certainly at the top of the scale. Building a long-term relationship with the client has really set WWSG apart and we clearly saw that with our partnership. WWSG found creative ways to build the partnership which results in a win-win for all.

Erik Qualman, Top Technology and Motivational Speaker, #1 Bestselling Author & Futurist

Check Availability

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Subscribe to the WWSG newsletter.

Check Availability

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

0
Speaker List
Share My List