JONNY MOSELEY

THIS SPEAKER'S SET FEE PLACES HIM/HER WITHIN THE RANGE OF:

$15,001 to $25,000
 
TRAVELS FROM: California

VIDEOS:

SPEECH TITLES AND/OR TOPICS

  • Training and Olympic Sports
  • Television Sports Commentator
  • Spokesperson for Sprint and Squaw Valley

Categories

Olympics | Sports | After Dinner Speaker | Inspiration | Media

Biography

Jonny Moseley was born in San Juan, Puerto Rico in 1975 and he hit snow for the first time in Squaw Valley when his family relocated to the San Francisco Bay Area in 1978. Although he was a “weekend skier” growing up, Jonny competed with great success on a national level as a youth and in 1996 he won the Overall World Cup Freestyle Title and the Combined World Cup Freestyle Title. He secured a spot on the 1998 US Olympic team and he won the first American gold medal of the Nagano Olympic Games with what had become his signature move, the 360 mute-grab.

Mr. Moseley threw himself into celebrating with the same intensity he dedicated to training, but not before returning to the World Cup, winning the last two events of the season and securing the 1998 World Cup Mogul Title as well as the US National Title with nine wins on the season.

With 26 career World Cup podiums and a gold medal, Jonny reached the apex of mogul skiing and he was rewarded. The U.S. Olympic Committee honored him by naming him Sportsman of the Year, Rolling Stone magazine named him to their Sports Hall of Fame and Cindy Crawford posed with him for the cover of Freeskier magazine. Jonny went on to challenge the International Skiing Federation (FIS) to allow their athletes to compete in professional events and entered ESPN's X-Games taking second place with his newly developed trick, the Dinner Roll.

Leading up to the Olympics in 2002 Jonny Moseley once again lobbied the FIS, this time to allow him to perform the Dinner Roll in Olympic competition. FIS allowed the trick and Jonny executed a perfect Dinner Roll in the semi-finals and another in the finals. He thrilled the crowd and the judges awarded him fourth place but his efforts opened the door to inverted tricks and forever changed freestyle skiing. Jonny did not take home a medal from Salt Lake but being true to his style brought him honors of another kind.

Later that year he hosted Saturday Night Live, delivered the commencement address at University of California at Berkeley, was declared one of People magazine's 50 Most Eligible Bachelors and hosted a series for MTV.  In 2007 Jonny was inducted into the US Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame.

Today, Jonny Moseley lives in Tiburon, CA with his wife and two young sons and spends as much time as possible on San Francisco Bay. He does a variety of TV work including providing the color commentary for the six freestyle skiing events at the Vancouver Olympics. He is proud to act as a spokesperson for Sprint and Squaw Valley.

Live chat by BoldChat
My Favorite Speakers
 

Similar Speaker

Roy Firestone
Critically acclaimed for his work in broadcast journalism, Roy Firestone has won seven Emmy® Awards and seven Cable ACE Awards, he has interviewed more than 5,000 people, including nearly every major sports figure. The late Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist Jim
More>>

Aimee Mullins

Aimée currently stars in the hugely successful Netflix series, STRANGER THINGS, which is now the most-searched for title in Netflix history. 8.2 million people watched the entire series in the first sixteen days.

Aimée has also acted in a varied range
More>>

Frank Deford
Writer and commentator, Frank Deford is the author of seventeen books. His latest novel, Bliss, Remembered, is a love story set at the 1936 Berlin Olympics and World War II. Publishers Weekly gives a starred review to Bliss,
More>>

Rosalind Savage
Rowing an ocean is more about strength of mind than strength of muscle. How do you hold it together when the going gets tough?

Roz Savage has faced some major challenges during her solo rowing voyages--across the Atlantic in
More>>


TRANSLATE:

Architects, developers and facility managers have selected Brikley's performance-engineered toilet partition and shower cubicle with confidence since 1998. As a market leader, Brikley delivers building owner value through design excellence, multiple options, code compliance, and long-lasting durability. If you choose us, we can provide best toilet partition systems for you.

At List Outdoor, we are happy to provide unbiased and informative reviews of the most popular outdoor gears. From the camping tent to backpack to crossbow, you can totally expect our regular update of the latest in-season reviews of outdoor products.
The achievements of rolex replica watches in Swiss Fake Rolex Watchmaking are the fruit of a constantly innovative approach at the service of highly distinctive aesthetics. You should know men always like watches. They will cost much for fake watches. Sometimes men also like cheap replica watches in fact. And sometimes you may need replica watches when you went out. The luxury replica watches can make you perfect in your life. I just like Replica Watches for some reasons! Their freedom and importance have enabled the representation of time with luxury replica watches market. The pieces that adhere to the replica watches uk highest standards.You may like designer replica watches online. They are high quality replica watches to men. Its past as an inventor has given rise to a style that favours volume and shapes. All kinds of Replica Watches UK store for sale. But in my opinion, choosing high quality swiss replica watches is a good thing to men.