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Vince Papale

Subject of Disney Movie "INVINCIBLE"

Speaker's Fee Range : $18,000
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Some of Hollywood's most inspirational movies were born from the world of sports. One in particular inspired not only sports fans but anyone with a pulse. In 2006 Walt Disney Pictures continued their triumphant tradition of motivating sports stories with the release of INVINCIBLE. It's a stirring football drama starring Mark Wahlberg as Vince Papale, an ordinary guy who, against all odds, takes his shot at every fan's fantasy of going from the grandstands to the gridiron. It has been described that Papale's odds of achieving his wildest lifelong dream of playing for the Eagles as "one in a gazillion!"

It was 1976 when this 30 year old, a teacher and coach at his HS Alma mater, part-time bartender and die hard Eagles fan decided to act on a whim and a dare and entered the unprecedented public tryouts for his beloved Eagles. Inspired by this quote from his high school coach mentor, "Happy are those who dream dreams and are willing to pay the price to make those dreams come true", he figured he had nothing to lose. Papale, a ten year season ticket holder and former track star who did not play a down of college football, not only paid the price and made the cut... he made history!

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Empowerment Attitude Peak Performance Motivation Success Cancer Survivors Education Team Building Leadership Inspiration Athletes / Sports Health/Wellness/F...

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