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A Letter from Kevin Burnham

After 30 years of campaigning to win an Olympic Gold Medal, my dream finally came true in Athens 2004. The vision of winning an Olympic Medal came in 1975 when I was introduced to the 470 through my good friend Steve Benjamin. Having sailed every Olympic Trials since 1984, I never gave up on my dream of winning a Gold Medal. My determination brought me to the Olympic Games in 1992 in Barcelona - 17 years after I first started campaigning. There, Morgan Reeser and I won the Silver Medal. This only fueled my hopes of winning the Olympic Gold. Twelve years later, I finally accomplished my goal, at the age of 47, sailing in the 470 with Paul Foerster. After thirty years of positive attitude and a very strong work ethic, I am the oldest Olympic Gold Medalist in the 2004 Olympic Games.

While my passion is still racing sailboats and coaching, I am also passing along the skills I have honed which enabled me to reach my goal:

  • Determination
  • Passion
  • Positive Attitude
  • Strong Work Ethic

Take a look at the unique experiences which Kevin Burnham, LLC can provide to your group, whether it is a corporation, school, or yacht club. Through motivation and team building activities, as well as motivational speaking, I share my experience with others, inspire them to undertake challenging tasks, and emphasize principles necessary to achieve their own objectives. Read some of the testimonials from past motivational speaking presentations.

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Dreams do come true!

Kevin Burnham