We are excited to announce the 2018 Rally Against Cancer featured speaker is Scott Hamilton, Olympic Gold Medal Skater, broadcaster and cancer survivor.
The most recognized male figure skating star in the world, Scott Hamilton has won 70 titles, awards and honors, including an Emmy Award nomination, induction into the United States Olympic Hall of Fame and a privileged member of the World Figure Skating Hall of Fame.In 1984, Scott captured the hearts of millions of viewers worldwide with his incredible Olympic gold medal-winning performance in Sarajevo.Scott has spent the last 30+ years sharing his love and enthusiasm for the sport as a analyst/commentator, performer, producer and best-selling author.
Scott launched the Scott Hamilton CARES Foundation (Cancer Alliance for Research, Education and Survivorship) after his own highly publicized survival of cancer, with a mission to improve cancer patient survivorship by supporting world class cancer research and the highest quality patient treatment and care.
"The only disability in life is a bad attitude." Through his story, Scott will teach the importance of making every moment count.
2017: Shannon Miller, Olympian, Entrepreneur and Cancer Survivor
2016: Jim Kelly, Retired Buffalo Bills quarterback and Pro Football Hall of Famer
2015: Mark Herzlich, New York Giants Linebacker and Cancer Survivor
2014: Mike Haynes, Former Los Angeles Raiders Defensive Back, Cancer Survivor, and NFL Hall of Fame
2013: Chris Draft, Former NFL Linebacker and Cancer Advocate
2012: Merril Hoge, Former Pittsburgh Steelers Running Back, ESPN Analyst and Cancer Survivor
2011: Chris Spielman, Former Detroit Lions Linebacker and Cancer Advocate
2010: Mike Ditka, Former Chicago Bears Tight End, Chicago Bears Coach and NFL Hall of Fame
2009: Marv Levy, Former Buffalo Bills Coach, NFL Hall of Fame and Cancer Survivor
2008: Gale Sayers, Former Chicago Bears Running Back and NFL Hall of Fame
2007: Craig Morton, Former Dallas Cowboys and Denver Broncos Quarterback, and Cancer Survivor
2006: Len Dawson, Former Kansas City Chiefs Quarterback, Super Bowl IV MVP, and NFL Hall of Fame
2005: Art Still, Former Kansas City Chiefs & Buffalo Bills Defensive End, and NFL Pro Bowler
2004: Marv Cook, Former University of Iowa All-American, New England Patriots tight end, and NFL All-Pro
2003: Kirk Ferentz, University of Iowa Football Coach
2002: John Keck, Former NFL Referee