Francie Van Wirkus is an inspirational speaker, author, coach, conqueror of mediocrity and three-time Ironman finisher. She has a speech specifically for Boy Scouts that connects her experience as an ironman with making the rank of Eagle. She does not charge a fee for Boy Scouts, so please feel free to contact her with questions.
Racing an Ironman takes enormous amounts of preparation and unwavering focus. So does becoming an Eagle Scout. Francie offers Scouts advice on stretching themselves, transforming her experiences into practical advice on how to reach for Eagle Scout and beyond. Presentation is customized, either 30 or 60 minutes.
• The sport of Ironman and how it came about by a bet between three athletes.
• What it is like to race in an Ironman.
• What it’s like at the World Championships in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii.
• How the journey to becoming an Ironman is like becoming an Eagle Scout.
o Why preparation is the key to success.
o How to think like a champion.
o Overcoming fear to reach your goal.
For more information, please contact Janel Lanza at (414) 581-4665, or visit her website at: www.francievanwirkus.com.