Social icons Facebook Twitter Google+ RSS Feed Phone

Bob Beamon Speaker Fees

Bob Beamon Agent

Category:

Medal Winners, Olympics, Track & Field

Title:

Olympic Long Jump Gold Medalist

Travels From:

Florida

Fee Range:

$5,001 - $10,000

Contact For Bob Beamon Booking Agent Info

Bob Beamon Booking Agency Profile

Call PFP Sports Talent Agency at 1.800.966.1380 if you would like to contact a Bob Beamon booking agent for a speaking engagement, personal appearance, product endorsement or corporate event. Olympic great, Bob Beamon, is an American track and field athlete, who held the world long jump record from 1968 to 1991. Beamon is best known for his long-standing world record in the long jump at the Mexico Olympics in 1968, which remained the world record for 23 years.

Robert Beamon was born in 1946 in New York City. He was educated at North Carolina Agricultural and Technical State University, the University of Texas at El Paso, and Adelphi University. He competed in track and field in college, and in 1968 he won the United States national championship in the long jump. At the 1968 Olympic Games in Mexico City, he long jumped 8.9 m (29 ft 2 1/2 in), winning the gold medal and breaking the previous record by 55 cm (21 1/2 in). He repeated his national long jump championship in 1969. Beamon retired from amateur track and field competition before the 1972 Olympics but began competing professionally in 1973. His record, regarded by many as one of the greatest athletic achievements, gained fame for its longevity. Beamon's record fell in 1991, when American athlete Mike Powell broke it by long jumping 8.95 m (29 ft 4 1/2 in) at the world championships in Tokyo.

Shortly after the Mexico City Olympics, Bob Beamon was drafted by the Phoenix Suns basketball team. In 1972 he graduated from Adelphi University with a degree in sociology.

Beamon is in the National Track and Field Hall of Fame, and when the United States Olympic Hall of Fame started to induct athletes in 1983, Beamon was one of the first inductees. Bob Beamon currently lives in Miami, Florida and is married to Milana Walter Beamon, a film producer.

Related Speakers

Speakers

Sports

Information

More Olympics

DISCLAIMER: PFP Sports Talent Agency does not claim to represent itself as the exclusive agent for Bob Beamon. PFP Sports Talent Agency is a booking agency that represents organizations seeking to hire pro athletes and sports personalities such as Bob Beamon for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements and corporate entertainment. Fees on this website are estimates and are intended only as a guideline. Exact fees are determined by a number of factors, including the location of event, the talent’s schedule, requested duties and supply and demand. PFP Sports Talent Agency makes no guarantees to the accuracy of information found on this website and does not warrant that any information or representations contained on this website will be accurate or free from errors. We are often asked how can I find out who is Bob Beamon's agent? To find Bob Beamon appearance fees and booking agent details, you can contact the agent, representative or manager through PFP Sports Talent Agency for speaking fee costs and availability. PFP Sports Talent Agency can help your company choose the ideal sports personality for your next marketing campaign. To hire Bob Beamon for an appearance, speaking event or endorsement, contact Bob Beamon's booking agent for more information.