For grades: K-College
Fees for live visit: $2,000 plus travel expenses
Anne entrances her audience and provides unique perspective and insight into the international world of sport. Grandma Luge entertains, inspires, and informs, proving that some things just get better with age. --- Candus Thompson, Baltimore Sun
1 hour speech and 1 hour of autographs. $2,000 plus travel expenses. Each additional event is $1,000 extra.
Listed in the Guinness Book of World Records, Anne Abernathy is the oldest woman ever to compete in the Winter Olympic Games. Known as Grandma Luge to her fellow Olympians, Anne has competed in Luge in six Winter Games--most recently in Torino in 2006. In those Games, Anne was competing against much younger athletes, the youngest of whom was just 16 (Anne was 52 at the time). Recognized for her achievements as an athlete and a motivator, Anne was recognized as Athletes International 2004 Olympic Athlete of the Year. Anne has beaten cancer, broken bones, endured 12 knee surgeries, a closed-head injury in 2001 and even a hurricane that destroyed her home. She has been featured on the Today Show, the Tonight Show, Good Morning America, The Discovery Health Channel and many more. Anne's energy and enthusiasm have won her fans from age 9 to 90, and she is sure to leave a lasting impression on your group!