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Eric McElvenny- Amputee Athlete

Motivational Speaker from Pittsburgh, PA - Will travel up to 3000 miles
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$500 - $10000 per event
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VIRTUAL EVENTS AVAILABLE - "Not only were the conference evaluations outstanding, the evaluations of Eric's work were absolute best, #1."

Eric deployed three times as a Marine and on his final tour, was wounded in Afghanistan after stepping on an IED. Eric suffered the amputation of his right leg below the knee, a life-changing opportunity that began his next journey. Faced with a physical challenge and an uncertain future, Eric made a promise to himself to run an Ironman Triathlon. On his journey from the hospital bed to the Ironman World Championships, he realized that the challenge and adversity he was up against and the techniques he used to reach the finish line could be used against the challenges we all entertain.

Everyone's experiences differ, but Eric shares what motivated him and how he was able to maintain an overall positive attitude. How looking at the situation through a different lens played a big rule in that attitude.

It's a fun presentation. It's interactive, you'll probably convince Eric to take his leg off and I guarantee you'll laugh at some points and come on the verge of tears at others.

*Eric personally tailors each presentation to fit the needs of the event planner. Eric also loves spending time, both before and after the event, with the team members and audience to form great relationships.

KEYNOTE and PROGRAM INFORMATION

EMBRACE CHALLENGES
Format: 45-60 minute Keynote presentation. Eric's signature talk explores the characteristics, traits and actions he found most useful in his journey from the hospital bed to the Ironman World Championship finish line. During this presentation, Eric gives his audience tools and techniques to overcoming life's obstacles through funny and emotional stories.

This program is perfect for:
Corporate Events
Meetings/Conferences
Schools and Universities
Athletic Teams

The audience will leave with:
Skills to adapt to changes and challenges
Tactics on how to develop a mindset to achieve more than just the 'bare minumum'
Ability to look for the 'positives' that come from any situation


TEAM IS THE THEME
Format: 45-60 minute Keynote presentation. Eric emphasizes the importance of a team and the key characteristics that a team should exhibit to work cohesively. He pulls from his sports experience, Marine service and endurance athlete career to bring his audience tools for success.

This program is perfect for:
Team Building
Management Teams
Coaches
Sports Teams

The audience will leave with:
Strategies on how to set big goals, and actually follow through
Inspiration to work for what you want
Ability to stop making excuses


FAITH BASED
Format: 45-60 minute presentation. Eric is a Christian and has a deep relationship with the LORD. This is where his strength comes from. Eric is currently a Seminary student studying at Bethel Seminary San Diego. Sometimes it is easiest for us to see God's work when looking through the rear-view mirror. God's fingerprints are found along the paths of our lives and Eric explores some of those in his life's story.

This program is perfect for:
Church Services
Community Events

The audience will leave with:
Ways to form a deeper relationship in your faith
Ability to see the silver lining
How to deal with adversity and see the bigger picture
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Wish I could give more stars! Eric made our event so much better. I would definitely recommend him to anyone. The presentation had highs and lows and moments that were funny but also moments that made you self reflect. In the event re-cap at the end of the day, Eric was more quoted than any of our industry professionals. Book this guy, you will not regret it.

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All in all Eric was a fantastic choice for our meeting. He was very responsive, professional, and engaging right from moment he quoted us through his talk with our group. His story is extremely moving and motivational. Our whole group was completely drawn into his story and the accomplishments that Eric has been able to achieve in such a short period of time. We would hire him again in a heartbeat and would recommend him to any other company!!

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Mr. McElvenny was absolutely superb to work with. Great communication in the weeks before the event and he met me well before the meeting start to rig his laptop to the system - I really appreciated that. Very inspiring, well thought out presentation and message. His personal strength was felt by everyone in attendance. Many positive comments. I sincerely enjoyed the brief time I shared with him. He's clearly a man of the highest integrity and conviction and just a great pleasure to be around. I wish him the very best in his future Ironmans and the very best for his wonderful family too. I'd highly recommend him to anyone planning an event and will.

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PAST EVENTS
FUTURE EVENTS
GIGMASTERS VERIFIED BOOKING
2020
Sep
29
Corporate Function
Richmond, VA
2:30 PM - 4:00 PM
2020
Feb
14
Corporate Function
Saint Albans, WV
8:30 AM - 11:00 AM
2019
Oct
2
School Assembly
Dearborn, MI
3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
2019
Aug
9
Corporate Function
Farmington, PA
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
2019
Jun
13
Corporate Function
Austin, TX
1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
2019
May
7
Event
State College, PA
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
2018
Nov
28
Corporate Function
Virginia Beach, VA
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
2018
Aug
23
Corporate Function
Solon, OH
12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
2018
Aug
22
Event
Twinsburg, OH
7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
2018
Apr
18
Corporate Function
Canton, OH
1:00 PM - 1:45 PM
2018
Mar
3
Meeting
Pittsburgh, PA
3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
2017
Jun
20
Corporate Function
San Diego, CA
8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
2015
Dec
2
Corporate Function
Costa Mesa, CA
7:00 AM - 9:30 AM
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Please note Eric McElvenny- Amputee Athlete will also travel to Mc Kees Rocks, Carnegie, Glenshaw, Homestead, Presto, Allison Park, Bethel Park, Braddock, Bridgeville, Coraopolis, Ingomar, Morgan, Oakdale, Sewickley, West Mifflin, Wildwood, Cuddy, Dravosburg, Duquesne, East Pittsburgh, Indianola, Oakmont, Turtle Creek, Verona, Gibsonia, Glassport, Imperial, Library, Mc Keesport, Sturgeon.
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