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Engage Olympic Athletes to Inspire Your Team

Olympic athletes are considered to be role models for goal setting, focus and determination. Their journey towards excellence in their sports is a combination of character strength, great health, teamwork and lots of passion. Looking for engaging Olympic keynote speakers to inspire your team? We have a roster of the best ones here for you: […]

Maarten van der Weijden: Surviving Cancer and Becoming Olympic Champion

Maarten van der Weijden is an Olympic swimming champion and has won gold for the 10 kilometers open water event at the Olympics in Beijing 2008. In 2001 Maarten found out that he has cancer and was forced to take two years out to survive the disease. At one stage he was not expected to […]

Maarten van der Weijden, Olympic Gold Medal Winner, Joins Speakers Connect

Great news! We are proud to announce that Maarten van der Weijden, Olympic Gold Medal Winner, joined us at Speakers Connect. Maarten van der Weijden Maarten van der Weijden is a former Dutch long distance and marathon swimmer who won a golden medal at the Olympic Games in Beijing in 2008 (open water swimming, 10km). In […]