Carl Lewis

Legendary American Athlete Who Has 9 Gold & 1 Silver Olympic Medals

How to hire Carl Lewis

Contact the Champions Speakers agency to provisionally enquire about Carl Lewis for your event today. Simply call a booking agent on 0207 1010 553 or email us at [email protected] for more information.

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When he is booked for events, Carl is known to discuss the following topics.

  • Olympics
  • Success
  • Motivation
  • Business
  • Leadership 
  • Business Development
  • Voted 1999 Sportsman of the Century, by the International Olympic Committee.
  • Elected 1999 World Athlete of the Century, by the International Association of Athletics Federations.
  • Named 1999 Olympian of the Century, by Sports Illustrated.
  • In 2010, he was inducted into the New Jersey Hall of Fame.
  • In 2016, he was inducted into the Texas Track and Field Coaches Association Hall of Fame.
  • Carl is one of the only athlete to earn and then defend an Olympic long jump title.
  • Between 1983 and his retirement in 1997, Carl earned 22 gold medals; nine at the Olympic Games, eight at the World Championships, two at the Pan American Games and three at the Goodwill Games.
  • Founded The Carl Lewis Foundation, which supports the Best Buddies organisation, The Wendy Marc Foundation and the Ronald McDonald House Charities.
  • Carl was made a United Nations Ambassador for the Food and Agricultural Organisation.