Hoffman gives impassioned address at Pillars of America Series

    Tony Hoffman spoke at the 27th annual Pillars of America Speaker Series on April 24. (Photo by Heather Holt)

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - BMX champion and life coach Tony Hoffman spoke at the 27th annual Pillars of America Speaker Series before the Juneau Glacier Valley Rotary Club and other Rotary Clubs in the Capital City on Wednesday at Centennial Hall.

    Hoffman, a former USABMX AA-Pro overcame a lifestyle of addiction and incarceration to become one of the best riders in the world.

    Hoffman won five races his first year of racing A-pro and immediately moved into AA-pro where he made several main events before suffering a career-ending knee injury in 2011.

    Now he works with Olympians, World Champions, National Champions, and State Champions but pursues helping athletes of all ages and proficiencies chase their dreams using his BMX training programs.

    The Pillars of America Speaker Series will wrap up next week, Wednesday, May 1, at Centennial Hall with Olympic Gold Medalist and Alaska Sports Hall of Fame inductee Kikkan Randall.

    Tickets are $35 and are available at the door or at Hearthside Books.

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