Dreaming Big: Living Bigger
While Jon always wanted to be a Canadian National Team athlete, he didn’t know which sport it would be in. Keeping his eyes wide open, living outside his comfort zone, trying new things and accepting the challenges that presented themselves enabled him to find his passion and his opportunity to realize his dreams. His message focuses on the power of self-efficacy, the unwavering belief you will accomplish that which you seek. Jon’s story will inspire others to go after what they’re looking for, no matter how daunting a task it may at first seem.
Innovation and Realism
While we must be realistic about the things in life we can’t change, there are always ways in which we can optimize ourselves and our situations through creative thinking and innovation. Unless you’re moving forward, you’re getting left behind!
Jon’s Olympic Journey
The story of how a small town boy from Manitoba who grew up playing hockey and idolizing his home town hero, Theo Fleury (the smallest guy to ever play in the NHL), and what inspired him to become an Olympic Champion.
In an individual sport like skeleton, one’s success as an athlete is directly tied to their ability to work collaboratively with their team. Jon explains the importance of teamwork in our families, workplaces, or communities.
Jon’s personality and energy make him the perfect Host/MC for your events. After sharpening his skills as the host of The Amazing Race Canada, he was tapped as co-host for one of Canada’s biggest live events: The 2016 Juno Awards. Jon is also an auctioneer; a skill he’ll gladly bring to select engagements.
Canada 150 | Canadian Pride
As one of the Canada’s most recognized Olympic athletes and the host of the Amazing Race Canada, Jon knows a thing or two about what it means to be Canadian. Jon shares some of his personal experiences growing up in small town Manitoba and becoming an Olympic Champion. As the host of Amazing Race Canada, Jon has seen some of the most fascinating places and people Canada has to offer. He brings a zest for life that endears him with audiences from coast-to-coast. In this inspiring presentation, Jon shares his perspective on what makes Canada great.
Canadian Screen Award | Best Host in a Variety, Lifestyle, Reality/Competition, or Talk Program or Series