World Champion Speakers

World Champion Speakers: The 2017 Day of Champions will feature eight renowned speakers who have lived, breathed and excelled in the world of sport. From Olympians to Paralympians, doctors to high performance chefs, you'll learn from the best in the game.

Jeremy C. Holm Bobsled Pilot Author

Jeremy C. Holm

Bobsled Pilot/Author

Event organizer and American bobsled pilot and coach Jeremy C. Holm is a respected author, motivational speaker, journalist and graphic designer.

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Gretchen Jensen Miss USA

Gretchen Jensen

Former Miss USA

In 1989, Gretchen Polhemus Jensen made worldwide history, under the direction of the famous GUYREX, when she became the 5th consecutive Miss Texas to win the title of Miss USA. She later went on to compete in the Miss Universe Pageant, where she finished 2nd.

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Shannon Bahrke-Happe

Shannon Bahrke-Happe

3x Olympian and 2x Olympic medalist, Shannon Bahrke-Happe is a renowned speaker, coach, entrepreneur, and business owner.

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Nicole Roundy U.S. Paralympian

Nicole Roundy

U.S. Paralympian

In 1994, at just eight years old, U.S. Paralympic snowboard cross athlete Nicole Roundy was diagnosed with Osteogenic Sarcoma, a form of bone cancer. After aggressive chemo therapy treatment, she chose to amputate her right leg above-the-knee.

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Preston Griffall U.S. Olympian

Preston Griffall

U.S. Olympian

Preston is an American luger who has competed since 1995. He finished 8th and 14th in the doubles event at the 2006 and 2014 Olympics, respectively.

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Allen Tran High Performance Chef

Allen Tran

High Performance Chef

Allen Tran is the High Performance Chef for the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association (USSA), As such, Allen works to optimize the training and performance of elite-level ski and snowboard athletes.

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Nicole Detling, PhD

Sports Psychologist

Nicole Detling, PhD, CC-AASP, is a Sports Psychologist for the University of Utah gymnastics and is the former Coordinator of Sport Psychology Services for US Speedskating.

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