Boasting more than 30 years in both amateur and professional figure skating, Elizabeth Manley was the first Canadian female to successfully land a triple-double combination jump in competition. She has participated in two Olympic Games (where she won the 1988 silver medal and became the Olympic freestyle champion), six World Championships, and has won three National Titles. Reliving her incredible journey for audiences, Manley gives a behind-the-scenes glimpse into what it takes to make it to the top and speaks with honesty about the importance of mental health and surviving the loss of her parents.
Elizabeth is an advocate for Mental Health and has spoken to over 700 schools on the importance of mental health, bullying and suicide prevention. She is the proud recipient of the Builders Award for Mental Health given by United Way and the 2020 Inspirational Award for Mental Health from the Royal Ottawa.
Elizabeth is a Professional Speaker, Life Coach and Philanthropist and has spoken to corporations all over North America including, Canadian Mental Health Association, Ovarian Cancer Canada, Eating Disorders of Canada and US, Ambassador for Health Canada Program, Military Families on Mental Health, Police Association of Ottawa and many more.
As a keynote speaker, she covers many areas such as Resilience, Keys to Success, Mental Health in the Workplace and in Life. Her story of coming back from depression, anxiety and a nervous breakdown, 4 years before her Olympic win, embraces resilience and inspirations to many and her positive outlook living with depression. Her quote is “The Best Project You Could Ever Work On …. Is YOU!” Times today are very difficult, but how we cope is a major part of one’s well-being.
Elizabeth’s Speech Titles & Descriptions
Elizabeth shares her story of coming back from depression, anxiety, and a nervous breakdown, 4 years before her Olympic win, embraces resilience and inspirations to many and her positive outlook living with depression.
Mental Health in The Education and Workplace Setting
Times today are exceedingly difficult, but how we cope is a major part of one’s well-being. Understanding the stress that comes with this and managing conflicts with others.
Be a Better YOU!
Are you living by your values, are you Living Life or just Living? What is holding you back to being the best you can be in life. How do you want to be remembered? How to get out of your rut and not being afraid of change. One you, One life…make it the best it can be.
Achieving Success and The Journey Towards It
Understanding patience to being successful, and goal setting. Listening to your intuitions and going after it! Believing in one’s greatest possibilities.