Hollis Conway

Hollis Conway

Olympic Medalist and American Indoor Record Holder in the High Jump

About Hollis Conway

Olympic medalist Hollis Conway was born in Chicago, Illinois, on January 8, 1967. From a difficult birth where his head was lodged under his mother's rib cage, he was given only a 50/50 chance of ever being a normal child. Boy did he ever prove them wrong.

Twenty-one years later, not only did Hollis prove to be a normal child but he also became one of the most prolific high jumpers in track and field history. He was the number one jumper in the United States for seven straight years. Six of those ...

Hollis was outstanding. He was humorous, entertaining and most importantly challenging. Sometimes it's hard to mix these elements but he was superb and uniquely gifted to speak to athletes. They listened. They took his talk to heart.

Doug Faulkner - Athletic Director - Greenville College, Illinois

Your humble attitude and sincere heart to help others achieve their vision is very uplifting. Again, Hollis, it was a pleasure working with you, and I will be in touch to check your availability for future programs as I meet with my various associations.

Billie C. Tripp - Program Coordinator - LIAA group

It's not just a 'feel good' message, it's a message of action and direction. The more people that hear Hollis, the better they and their organization will be for it.

Steve - Composite Accoustics
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