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“Richie’s Story of College Walk-on to Professional Football Player lit a fire within me” – Rudy Ruettiger

Motivational Speaker Inspiring Results One Inch at a Time!

Richie Contartesi is a Motivational Keynote Speaker and the #1 Best Selling Author of “In Spite of the Odds”, an inspirational story about an ordinary teen athlete who started as a walk-on and eventually earned a full Division I college football scholarship to the University of Mississippi “Ole Miss”. Standing tall at 5’7″ and 155 pounds.

As a Professional Motivational Keynote Speaker, Richie provides his personal insight and shares the adversity and struggles he faced when the odds were stacked against him. His realistic common sense roadmap explores why having a vision, building relationships, overcoming fear, and persistence are the keys to personal success.

Some of Richie’s client’s include:

Motivational Keynote Speaker, Motivation Speaker for High School Assemblies

He is one of those athletes who may not be the fastest, biggest, or most talented, but through hard work, a never give up attitude, and belief in himself, makes believers out of everyone around him.

-Houston Nutt, Ole Miss Head Football Coach

Motivational Keynote Speaker, Motivation Speaker for High School Assemblies
Motivational Keynote Speaker, Motivation Speaker for High School Assemblies
Motivational Keynote Speaker, Motivation Speaker for High School Assemblies
Motivational Keynote Speaker, Motivation Speaker for High School Assemblies