Donna Bollinger is a powerhouse speaker with a compelling and relevant message for our youth.
As a former Ocean Rescue Lifeguard and Basic Life Support Instructor, she takes her real-life experiences on the beach and transforms them into dynamic life lessons.
She is a natural on the stage, thanks to her many opportunities to inspire audiences with words, stories, and songs. From catchy raps that teach to performing the National Anthem, Donna is a true entertainer. Several Central Florida athletic events partnered with her as she acted as announcer and emcee.
Her passion for equipping young people as they navigate the strong currents of life is unmatched. And her joy in being a Mom to four amazing kids fuels her daily.
- Elite-level triathlete and two-time National record holder for swimming
- Taught Heisman Trophy winner, Doug Flutie, how to perform CPR
- Stunt car driver
- Impressed a US President, when he joined her on a running trail and discovered she was listening to The Power of Positive Thinking
“Gratitude is attitude and trials make you strong, as you develop new skills, then pass them along.”—Donna B.
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Donna Bollinger is my brilliant colleague and an effective teacher, who has a heart of courage. Her warmth of soul and passion to rescue and restore life to others through S.O.A.R. is a testimony to that courage. She will save many lives, perhaps your own. Embodied in her book, Break That Grip, she offers a way back to beautiful, peaceful shores and safety to the rescuer! She is a great human.
PBS Host, Humorist, and Juvenile Parole Officer