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Scott Hamilton        

Olympic Gold Medalist Figure Skater, Three-Time Cancer Survivor & Best-Selling Author

The most recognized male figure skating star in the world, and figure skating’s voice of authority in the U.S., Scott Hamilton has won 70 titles, awards and honors including an Emmy Award nomination, induction into the United States Olympic Hall of Fame and a privileged member of the World Figure Skating Hall of Fame.

In 1984, Hamilton captured the attention of the world with his Olympic Gold medal performances in Saravejo and since has shared his love and enthusiasm for the sport as an analyst/commentator, performer, producer and best-selling author (Landing It, 1999; The Great Eight, 2009, and Finish First: Winning Changes Everything, 2018). His newest book, Fritzy Finds a Hat, was released February 4th. Accompanied with illustrations by country music superstar, Brad Paisley, he takes children on Fritzy’s journey to find a hat for his mom who is battling cancer. Hamilton further inspires others as a speaker, humanitarian, and as a cancer and pituitary brain tumor survivor.

After losing his mother to cancer, then becoming a survivor himself, Hamilton turned to activism, launching the Scott Hamilton CARES Foundation (Cancer Alliance for Research, Education and Survivorship). He founded several education and survivorship programs including and the 4th Angel Mentoring Program and events such as Sk8 to Elimin8 Cancer and An Evening with Scott Hamilton & Friends galas fund research into treatments that beat the cancer while sparing the patient. He is also the founder of the Scott Hamilton Skating Academy at the Ford Ice Centers in Antioch and Bellevue, TN, where he may frequently be found coaching Learn to Skate students and sharing his love of skating.

In what little free time remains, Scott Hamilton can be found on the golf course and enjoys spending time with his wife Tracie and four children - at their home outside Nashville, Tennessee.

Speech Topics

Cancer Survival & Issues

Making Every Moment Count


Blessings In Disguise


How The Short Person Can Rise Above Their Expectations

Sports & Achievement

What I Learned From Seven Olympics


'Here We Go Again': Champion Figure Skater Scott Hamilton Diagnosed with Third Brain Tumor

It's not the first time that the champion skater has faced such terrifying news.

Hamilton battled testicular cancer successfully in 1997 and survived two previous brain tumors in 2004 and 2010...

Scott Hamilton Reveals His Third Brain Tumor Has Shrunk without ...

Scott Hamilton is counting his blessings. After being diagnosed with his third brain tumor last summer, the Olympic figure skater learned at a February check- up ...

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