Discover how to make failure your friend and inform your journey towards success. Nobody knows this better than the most recognized male figure skater in the world… Scott Hamilton. Facing childhood illness, stunted growth and people who said he would never be a champion, Scott turned all of that around to win Olympic Gold and several World titles. Defying the odds is possible and Scott is a beacon of this message! If you’ve faced an hiccup, detour or defeat on your author journey, Scott will show you how you can still finish first!
In this episode, Christine and Scott discuss:
About Scott Hamilton:
The most recognized male figure skating star in the world, Scott Hamilton has won 70 titles, awards and honors including an Emmy Award nomination, induction into the United States Olympic Hall of Fame and a privileged member of the World Figure Skating Hall of Fame. In 1984, Scott captured the attention of the world with his Olympic Gold medal performances in Saravejo and since has shared his love and enthusiasm for the sport as a analyst/commentator, performer, producer and best-selling author (Landing It, 1999; The Great Eight, 2009, Finish First, 2018). He further inspires others as a speaker, humanitarian, and as a cancer and pituitary brain tumor survivor
After losing his mother to cancer, then becoming a survivor himself, Scott turned to activism, launching the Scott Hamilton CARES Foundation (Cancer Alliance for Research, Education and Survivorship). He founded several education and survivorship programs including Chemocare.com and the 4th Angel Mentoring Program. Events such as Sk8 to Elimin8 Cancer and An Evening with Scott Hamilton & Friends galas fund research into treatments that treat the cancer, and spare the patient. He is also the founder of the Scott Hamilton Skating Academy at Ford Ice Center in Antioch, TN, where he may frequently be found coaching Learn to Skate students and sharing his love of skating.
In what little free time remains, Scott can be found on the golf course and enjoys spending time with his wife Tracie and four children – at their home outside Nashville, Tennessee
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