Mike Schlappi is a four time Olympic medal winner and two time World Champion in basketball. The catch? He is the only wheelchair basketball player in the US to compete in the Olympic games.
Mike earned his Bachelors Degree from Brigham Young University and a Masters Degree in Business Administration from Arizona State University. As the President of Mike Schlappi Communications and a member of the National Speakers Association, his presentations have inspired thousands of audiences to adapt and overcome. He is an author who has written and published two books about success and motivation. Mike has a great sense of humor. He?ll be the first to tell you he's flat broke and could borrow a few bucks until he gets back on his feet.
He was a member of the Board of Trustees for the 2002 Olympic Games in Salt Lake City. Mitt Romney the President and CEO of the 2002 Olympic Games said "Mike's accomplishments remind each of us of the power of the human spirit to rise above all adversity. Mike truly walks his talk as he verbally and visually inspires everyone to light the fire within." He and his wife Tami reside in Draper, Utah and are the proud parents of five children.