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Record-breaker of both the 200-meter and 400-meter sprints in the same Olympics. Speaker Michael Johnson devotes his time and energy to raising public awareness about strokes. Organizations book Michael Johnson to learn about focus, discipline, achieving goals, and how failure can be an asset.
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Motivational speaker Michael Johnson is a retired sprinter who now shares his story with people all around the world.
Johnson, who was born in 1967 in Dallas, is unquestionably one of the greatest track athletes in American history. When teamed with his signature golden running shoes, his distinctive upright running style with short flowing steps defied standard training methods. His style made his acceleration and speed appear effortless, making him an unstoppable force.
He made history when breaking records for both the 200-meter and 400-meter sprints.
In 1996, speaker Michael Johnson won gold in both the 200-meter and 400-meter sprints in the same Olympics, and he’s the only male to have accomplished this. Furthermore, he defended his 400-meter Olympic title in 2000. He ended up holding the 400 meters record for seven years. In total, he has four gold medals from the Olympics and eight world championship titles.
Michael is a sports speaker. Following his brilliant and record-breaking track career, he transitioned into broadcasting, where he quickly built a following due to his bright, sharp, and straight-talking presence in the studio during athletics events. He ended up being a well-known face on the BBC, where he quickly established himself as one of the network’s most knowledgeable sports analysts and commentators.
Michael Johnson may have appeared to be in good health, but he, unfortunately, suffered a stroke in 2018. Consequently, invoking what he referred to as his “Olympic Mindset,” he went on to start his recovery process. Michael did all he could to not let his condition impact his quality of life. Eventually, after eight difficult months, he confirmed he was fully recovered. Today, he devotes his time and energy to raising public awareness about strokes.
When it comes to being a keynote and motivational speaker, his personal attributes and life story will enrich your event.
In this session, x4 times Olympian gold medalist Michael Johnson will speak about how to maintain the discipline to stay focused, handle pressure and eliminate the fear of failure to set and achieve long-term goals.
In this session, Michael Johnson shares his captivating story of his Olympic triumphs and the work ethic that it took to achieve his ultimate goal of Olympic glory.
In this session, Michael discusses how one can learn from mistakes and stay positive in trying times.
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