Margaret Hoelzer

Margaret Hoelzer

Margaret’s speaking engagement topics include:

  • Motivational

  • Overcoming Obstacles

  • Sexual Abuse – Don’t be Afraid to Tell

  • Control the Controlables

  • Personal Growth

Three-time Olympic medalist and former world record-holder Margaret Hoelzer talks to swimmers attending the USA Swimming's 2009 National Select Camp about the joys and challenges of being an elite-level athlete.
This talk was given at a local TEDx event, produced independently of the TED Conferences. Ten-year-old Margaret began telling her mom how, between the ages of 5 and 7, she thought she might have been sexually abused by the father of one of Margaret's friends.