GABRIELLE REECE

Athlete, TV Personality, Author

Gabrielle Reece is a world-renowned athlete, TV personality, New York Times bestselling author, model, wife and mother. At 6’ 3” the former professional beach volleyball player, and Nike's first female spokeswoman, Gabrielle Reece is the definition of both athleticism and feminine beauty. Gabby’s commanding presence, passion for healthy living, and fitness expertise makes her a popular leader in the world of health and wellness.

In 1994 Gabby became Nike’s first female athlete to design a shoe, and Nike’s first-ever female cross-training spokesperson. Working with Tinker Hatfield, designer of the Air Jordan, Nike first launched Gabby’s shoe the Air Trainer, then the Air Patrol in 1995, the Air GR in 1997 and the Air GR II in 1998, and her shoe eventually became the first women’s shoe to outsell the Air Jordan.

A charismatic speaker, in spring of 2012, Gabby was invited to Washington, DC to speak at the annual TEDMED conference on innovations in health and medicine. Gabby also has an ongoing relationship with the American Heart Association Teaching Gardens, an initiative benefitting needy schools through the planting of organic gardens, by which she speaks to children about the importance of eating healthy and regular exercise (www.takepart/teachinggarden).

Gabby has graced the cover of Sports Illustrated for Women, Travel & Leisure Golf, Women’s Sports & Fitness, Outside, Elle, Shape, Self, Harpers’ Bazaar, Volleyball, Fitness, Life, Vogue, Experience Life and People, and has regularly appeared on Good Morning America, The Today Show, the Ellen Degeneres Show and Chelsea Lately, as well as other top tier entertainment shows. And she has appeared in several feature films, where she played a pro beach volleyball player in ‘Cloud Nine’ with Bert Reynolds (2004), a guest star in ‘North Shore’ (2004) and as a physical trainer in the film ‘Gattica’ (1997).

Gabby’s health and fitness tips have appeared in Shape, Men’s Fitness, and Elle magazines. She is a contributing editor for Yahoo Health, and has written for The Huffington Post and the Los Angeles Times Magazine.

See Gabby at the Morning Keynote on Saturday, June 24, 2017 from 9:00am - 10:30am.

See Gabby at the Closing Keynote on Saturday, June 24, 2017 from 4:45pm - 6:00pm.