2014 U.S. Paralympian / Adaptive Snowboarding
At 19, after experiencing flu-like symptoms, Amy was rushed to the hospital in a state of septic shock. En route, she experienced respiratory and multiple organ failure, which caused her to lose circulation to her extremities. When she entered into the hospital she was given less than a 2% chance of survival, put on life support and placed into a coma.
First American woman to win an Olympic gold at a fully attended Olympic Games (2004); Nominated for an ESPY Award in the “Best Olympic Performance” category, Author of autobiography Be Strong; involved in Special Olympics, Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, Susan Komen Breast Cancer Foundation, Taylor’s Gift, Children’s Miracle Network
Olympic Swimming Champion
Dara Torres is arguably the fastest female swimmer in America. She entered her first international swimming competition at age 14 and competed in her first Olympic Games a few years later in 1984.
Three-time Olympian, Olympic Gold Medalist, Healthy Lifestyle Advocate and Gymnastics Academy Owner
Former Major League pitcher, Olympic gold medalist and motivational speaker
Jim Abbott's unique life has been an inspiration to audiences across the country. From his stellar high school and collegiate athletic career to the Olympics to his professional career in Major League Baseball, Jim's story is one of triumph over adversity, encouragement, and dreams fulfilled. Born missing his right hand, Jim learned to view his disability as an opportunity and worked to achieve extraordinary success as an athlete.
Olympic Gold Medalist Goalie, 1980 USA “Miracle on Ice” Hockey Team
Jim Craig has been called the backbone of a team that accomplished one of the most extraordinary and memorable sports victories of all time. He went on to play professionally and transitioned to tremendous success in the business world which he still enjoys today.
Olympic Champion, Sportscaster and Author
At the 1976 Olympic Games in Montreal, John Naber captured four Gold Medals, one Silver Medal and broke four World Records. His World Records in the 100 and 200-meter backstroke lasted an amazing seven years after his retirement.
Former NBA Player, Chairman and CEO Magic Johnson Enterprises
NBA Legend…2-Time Hall of Famer… Olympian_ Entrepreneur… Philanthropist… and Motivational Speaker are just a few honors of distinction that show the culmination of greatness possessed by Earvin “Magic” Johnson. The business mogul has successfully parlayed his skills and tenacity on the court into the business world, propelling his company to the status of #1 Urban Brand in America.