Daniel “Rudy” Ruettiger is an Emmy award-winning motivational speaker and author who has inspired millions of people around the world. Rudy is famous for achieving his dream of playing college football at the University of Notre Dame, despite the number of obstacles in his way — inspiring the 1993 film, Rudy.
Since then, Rudy has gone on to share his inspirational message to corporations, universities, and sports teams with his speaking engagements and recent documentary, Rudy Ruettiger: The Walk On. He is also the host of the podcast, Rise Above With Rudy, and the Co-founder of the Rudy Foundation, an organization that offers scholarships in education, sports, and the performing arts.
What is the secret to achieving your goals — even when they seem out of reach? For college football champion Rudy Ruettiger, it was all about focusing on his purpose, adapting to challenges, and mastering the art of perseverance.
When he was working toward his dream of playing football for The University of Notre Dame, Rudy faced a number of obstacles. However, while others would have simply given up, Rudy stuck to his path — and ultimately achieved huge success. Not only did Rudy live his dream of joining the Fighting Irish football team, but his effort and persistence became the inspiration behind an award-winning film and a recent documentary. Now, Rudy is on a mission motivating others to never give up on the pursuit of success.
In this exciting episode of Growth to Freedom, Dan Kuschell is joined by Rudy Ruettiger, an Emmy award-winning motivational speaker and the inspiration behind the 1993 film, Rudy. Tune in as Rudy shares his wisdom about persevering in the face of adversity, learning from your failures, and overcoming every obstacle to achieve your goals. Rudy also reveals the steps you can take today to get started on the path to success. You don’t want to miss this!