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Dynamic, Entertaining, Insightful and Customized to Your Needs.


Highlights of Ruben’s Presentations

An Experience that will Inspire
and Equip Your People to Win.

Olympic Motivational Speaker Ruben Gonzalez


“Everyone thanked me for bringing you in. You made me look great!”

Karen Pena – Meeting Professionals International


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Leadership TED Talk

How to get yourself to trust, let go and follow your leader’s or coach’s advice right away so you can reach your goals faster than you ever thought possible.

Ruben’s Quest to Make Olympic History

Competing in 5 Winter Olympics in 5 Different Decades
Oldest Winter Olympian Ever at 63 Years of Age
1988, 1992, 2002, 2010, 2026

A Hundred-Year-Old Record

The oldest person to ever compete in the Winter Olympics was Carl August Kronlund, a Swedish curler who was 58 at the 1924 Chamonix Olympics.

Ruben is training for the 2026 Milan / Cortina Winter Olympics. He’s sliding better than ever and his coach says he can do it.


Why Is Ruben Doing This?

Ruben hopes that people of all ages will be inspired to pursue their goals and dreams. Together, we can show the world that no matter how old you are, you can still make your life an adventure.

At the age of 60, Ruben is sliding better than ever.


Ruben will tailor his presentation based on your specific goals.


He’ll even combine more than one topic based on your needs.

Leadership  –  Change  –  Sales  –  Motivation  –  Inspiration  –  Overcoming Challenges  –  Managing Risk  –  Teamwork

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    How Ruben will make you shine.

Funny and Entertaining Videos

Don’t Call Yourself a Loser

What happened when Ruben told a professional boxing champ that he was a “luger.” After this hilarious story, Ruben goes on to talk about how your self-talk influence your subconscious mind and your beliefs.

Picking the Sport of Luge

Inspired by watching Scott Hamilton win the gold, Ruben goes to the library and gets a book about the Olympics to pick which sport he’ll compete in. This funny story illustrates why it’s important to base your plan on your strengths.

Don’t Let Anyone Steal Your Dream

Ruben calls Lake Placid to see if they will teach him how to luge so he can compete in the Calgary Olympics. The man from the luge association tells Ruben he’s way to old to learn how to luge. 

Inspirational and Motivational Videos

Making Olympic History

After a 6 year retirement, Ruben’s coach calls him to try to convince him to start training for the Salt Lake City Olympics. Ruben says he’ll only come back if coach agrees to teach Ruben’s younger brother the luge. The rest is history.

Catching the Olympic Dream

When Ruben caught the Olympic dream as a 10 year old, he didn’t believe it was possible. His dad showed him what he could do to start believing in himself.

From Cancer Survivor to Olympian

The incredible story of a Hungarian bobsledder Ruben met at the Salt Lake City Olympics. Why having a higher purpose will help you accomplish seemingly impossible things.

Olympic Motivational Speaker Ruben Gonzalez

Hard Hitting and Powerful Videos

Master Your Game

The first two years when Ruben was learning how to luge he was constantly crashing. But he kept at it. Everything is hard in the beginning. You have to decide to stay in the game long enough to learn the skills you’ll need to reach your goals.

Get a Coach or Mentor

How Ruben debriefs by walkie-talkie with his coach after every luge run and why Ruben never would have made it to the Olympics without the help of his expert coach. Why it’s so important to follow have a mentor.

Jamaican Bobsledder Success Lesson

At the Calgary Olympics, Ruben’s and the Jamaicans’ first, he met them and had a conversation with them. Ruben kept up with the Jamaicans’ progress over three Olympics and he learned a powerful lesson from them.

Olympic motivational sales speaker Ruben Gonzalez



Five Minute Presentation for DisruptHR

Ruben was challenged to teach the principles of success to a group of Colorado Springs HR professionals in only 5 minutes. Imagine what Ruben can do for you  in 60 minutes…



What it Really Takes to Win

Brian Lord, the President of Premiere Speakers Bureau interviews Ruben on success.



Becoming Unstoppable

Ruben shares some of the principles of success you can use to hit your goals faster. Shot in Ruben’s back yard in Colorado during the COVID lockdown, this video will give you a glimpse of how Ruben inspires people to achieve more.



Watch this Powerful Example of Teamwork from the Winter Olympics

Imagine your people becoming this close.

Ruben ignites and engages his audiences.

His incredible story that takes people’s excuses away.

People walk out differently than how they walked in.

From discouraged to encouraged.

From fearful to empowered.

From stuck to unstuck.

Leaders see immediate results.

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an Olympic Experience You will Never Forget.

To check availability call 832-689-8282 or email Ruben@TheLugeMan.com