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What to Expect When You Bring Kelly in As an Inspirational Speaker
Building on her gold and bronze medals in Paralympic Swimming and Para-Cycling, Kelly has appeared around the country as a motivational speaker, keynote speaker, inspirational speaker and disability speaker. Kellyinspires audiences with her story of relying on inner strength, discipline and hard work to turn what society views as a “disability” into success. From corporate keynote speeches at large companies like Levi Strauss and The Hartford to presentations at local grammar schools, Kelly’s message of hope and overcoming adversity speaks to people in all walks of life.
Kelly is a teacher at heart. In addition to wowing audiences with her exciting and dramatic stories, she strives to ensure that audiences have appropriate, relevant, actionable take-home messages. In as little as 30 minutes, you will learn simple tools and strategies for changing negative, unproductive habits and patterns, and overcoming adversity in your personal and professional life. she will share her stories of success against long odds, much of which only came about because of perseverance, hard work, and life-long dedication.
As a disability speaker, Kelly frequently touches on the broader policy perspectives of disability sport: the value to all parties (able-bodied or disabled) of integration in sports programs; the implications for the future of our nation and our workforce of the obesity and diabetes epidemic; and what coaches, managers, parents and fans can do to promote disability sport in local communities.
Particularly when addressing audiences in the health and wellness and fitness industries, Kelly focuses on how being healthy and fit can have benefits that reach far beyond the doors of the gym. Her company, Sportonic, is founded on the principle that sport is a tonic that can cure (or at least improve) anything, and her life story contains numerous examples of such an influence. Kelly is not afraid to discuss mental health – notably, and the connection between good mental health and good physical health!
As a keynote speaker, Kelly will share the dramatic moments and successful highlights from her athletic career. Through photos and video and her personal stories, attendees will be moved by the power of perseverance and the importance of never giving up, and gain a behind-the-scenes perspective on winning and succeeding at the highest levels of sport.
What People Are Saying About Kelly’s Motivational Speeches:
“Thanks again for presenting to the conference in Dallas last week. I admire your courage and dedication…great qualities for an athlete, and in life. FYI, 72% of our attendees rated your presentation as ‘Exceptional.’ I thought you were awesome!”
“That was so inspirational! I feel like I can do anything!”
Thank you for speaking at La Entrada. You were truely [sic] inspiring. My views of disabilities were changed drasticly [sic]. I learned at we all can reach our goals if we try hard enough. I I truely [sic] enjoyed the story of you first putting your hair up in a pony tail.
Rennisance Kid La Entrada 4th Grade
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