Olympic Champion Katie Ledecky, New LAI Speakers Bureau Exclusive
One of the most dominant Olympic athletes the world has seen and among the most celebrated of her generation, 10-time Olympic medalist Katie Ledecky is now exclusively represented by Leading Authorities for speaking engagements.
An Olympic Gold Medal Winner Shares How to Develop a "G.O.A.T." Mentality
The most decorated U.S. female swimmer of all time in individual events and an undeniable “G.O.A.T.,” Ledecky grabbed national headlines at age 15 when she competed in her first-ever international swim competition: the 2012 London Olympics. As Team USA’s youngest Olympian at the London Games, she put the swimming world on notice when she beat out a field of all-world swimmers to win her first Olympic gold medal in the 800-meter freestyle event.
Passionate about goal setting and peak performance, she energizes audiences with her sought-after Olympic athlete’s perspective on developing a winner’s mentality, finding balance, and swimming past adversity. A high-profile figure in the world of sports, Ledecky shares her elite-level strategies for visualizing and achieving success, while taking audiences behind the scenes of her high-speed journey from swimming prodigy to the winner’s podium at three Olympic Games.
Since her breakout debut at the London Games, Ledecky has cemented herself as an Olympic icon with legendary, record-breaking performances at the 2016 Rio and 2020 Tokyo Games — adding six Olympic gold medals and three silver medals to her overall Olympic medal count.
Keynote Speaker, Sports Celebrity, and National Icon
A true sports celebrity, Ledecky continues to make waves and inspire the masses with her achievements both in and out of the pool. She’s been covered in every major news outlet and featured on America’s favorite morning and late-night talk shows.
- CNN: Katie Ledecky Says She “Never Would Have Imagined” Her Olympic Swimming Success
- TODAY: Olympic Swimmer Katie Ledecky Visits the TODAY Plaza Live
- The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon: 10-Time Olympic Medalist Katie Ledecky Busts the Myth About Swimming After Eating
- CBS: Katie Ledecky Makes History With 6th Individual Gold, Cements Olympic Icon Status, and She'll Be Back In 2024
- PBS: Katie Ledecky on Her Tokyo Wins, Mental Health and Gender Equality in Sports
Leading the Way for Athlete Speakers in Sports and Beyond
A true groundbreaker and USA Swimming icon Katie Ledecky has broken 14 world records and 37 American records, while continuing to compete full steam ahead. She has cemented her place in sports history as an unprecedented seven-time winner of USA Swimming’s Golden Goggles Award for Female Swimmer of the Year, Associate Press Female Athlete of the Year, United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee Sportswoman of the Year, Olympics.com’s number two Top Moment in Swimming at the 2020 Summer Olympics, and the Women’s Sports Foundation Athlete of the Year, among several other accolades. She was also the youngest person to be named to the Time 100 list in 2016. With her sights set on the 2024 Olympics in Paris, Ledecky is among the favorites to win big at the Games.
A champion inside the pool and out, Olympic gold medal winner Ledecky is also a dedicated advocate for the importance of STEM education and leadership programs for girls.
Book Olympic Champion Swimmer Katie Ledecky, a Keynote Speaker for Any Occasion
Interested in bringing in Katie Ledecky as a keynote speaker to inspire your group with gripping stories and actionable insights from her journey to become one of the world’s greatest athletes? Contact us to get started!