Dick Hoyt

Inspirational Father & Son Team ; Team Hoyt Motto - "YES YOU CAN"

Fee Range?: $25,000 - $30,000
Traveling From: Massachusetts

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Rick Hoyt uses a wheelchair. That has not stopped him from living a very full and amazing life. He’s competed in the Boston Marathon 29 times and in Ironman Triathlons six times. He, along with his dad, Dick, have formed “Team » Read Full Bio

Rick Hoyt uses a wheelchair. That has not stopped him from living a very full and amazing life. He’s competed in the Boston Marathon 29 times and in Ironman Triathlons six times. He, along with his dad, Dick, have formed “Team Hoyt” and they have competed around the world doing marathons and triathlons.

The Hoyts have competed in over 1070 athletic events in the last 33 years. Dick, 71, is a retired Lt. Colonel, having served in the military for 35 years. Rick, 50, is a graduate of Boston University with a degree in Special Education.

Rick was born in 1962 as a spastic quadriplegic with cerebral palsy and as a non-speaking person – but despite these disabilities, Rick’s mind and spirit have always been strong. His family supported his quest for independence and inclusion in community, sports, education and the workplace, culminating with his graduation from Boston University.

Dick travels the country doing corporate and community presentations, educating the public about disability awareness and promoting the Team Hoyt motto, “Yes You Can”. Through his presentation, Dick shares his lifelong commitment to changing attitudes and educating others on the world of disabilities. He and his family have seen an impact from their efforts in the area of public attitude toward people with disabilities.

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Media files by Dick Hoyt

  • Team Hoyt- Yes You Can!
  • Dick Hoyt

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Yes You Can!
Dick Hoyt has prepared a one hour multimedia presentation about his story with his son, Rick, and how they continue to participate in marathons and triathlons all over the country. Team Hoyt is simply a story of hope and working hard for what you believe in.

Topics

  • Inspiration
  • Overcoming Adversity (Dick's son Rick is spastic quadriplegic with cerebral palsy)
  • Teamwork/Team Building

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