Olympic Diver & Author
Olympic Diver & Author
Greg Louganis is simply the greatest diver in history. You would be hard pressed to find a person who watched either the 1984 or 1988 Olympics who was not enthralled by the poetry that was Greg Louganis: the beauty and power of his diving captured the world.
TEDTalk: Finding My Voice in the Silence of Meditation
Out and Equal Workspace
Make Everywhere you go Better Because you are There
It's a Birthright to Love and be Loved
Breaking the Surface: Overcoming Adversity
In this presentation, Greg Louganis opens up about every obstacle he had to overcome thus far in his life: from becoming a fine tuned Olympic athlete to announcing his HIV positive status and being openly gay to recovering from and managing mental health and substance abuse issues. Louganis’s honesty and down to earth nature will inspire practitioners, consumers of services and struggling individuals and families to embrace hope and find a passion for never giving in.
Having struggled through his recovery from drug and alcohol use, fighting depression and the difficult transition out of highly competitive sports, Olympic Hero Greg Louganis helps audiences understand what it takes to create real life balance and make healthier choices.
LGBT Issues, Stigma and The Olympics
In this keynote Greg Louganis discusses with audiences the latest movements in the LGBT community to combat stigma. The speech includes his perspective on Marriage Equality, the new Anti Propaganda Laws in Russia as they affect the Olympics and other critical themes.
Achieving Peak Performance
Meditation in motion is one of Greg Louganis’s driving principals. But how to get there is a complicated journey, and no one should do it alone. In this keynote, Louganis emphasizes the values of teamwork, whether one is competing in an individual sport, within the workforce or in corporate settings.
"On behalf of all of us I want to thank you once again. It was a pleasure meeting you and having you in Chicago to share your story. It was also wonderful to have you join us for dinner, I know everyone enjoyed themselves and hope you did the same."
"Greg was fantastic and so sweet. The event was wonderful. We had 199 people and they all loved Greg. I read Greg’s article today in the Huffington Post. We couldn’t pay for that kind of press. Please thank him for all of us here at Open Door."
"Yesterday's event was just beyond phenomenal, and employees will be talking about it for a long time!"
"Thank you for going above and beyond in helping Capital City AIDS Fund (CCAF) carry the message. Your open heart shines through and Sacramento is a better place tonight because of you."