Apolo Ohno skates to Buchwald.
The eight-time Olympic medalist has signed a contract with the Entertainment Representation Agency. Ohno, the most decorated U.S. Winter Olympic athlete of all time, scored eight Olympic medals in short track speed skating while competing in three Winter Olympics. Ohno, a record holder for the most Olympic medals by a U.S. Winter Olympian, is a member of the U.S. Olympic Hall of Fame.
After his success on the ice rink, Ohno took part in the fourth season of Dancing with the stars, was the first to get off the bus. He returned for the 15th all-star season. Ohno has hosted and appeared in TV shows such as Minute to win it, I get that a lot, Hawaii 5-0, Hollywood Game Night and The biggest loser.
He served as an NBC sports analyst for the 2012 London Olympics, the 2014 Sochi Olympics and the 2018 PyeongChang Olympics, and is a global ambassador for the Special Olympics and the Winter Olympics.
Since gaining recognition for his sport, Ohno has worked with Fortune 100 companies as a motivational speaker, leadership strategist and coach, in addition to working as a philanthropist, cross-sector entrepreneur, venture capitalist and bestselling author.
Ohno’s books include: No regrets: be bigger than yesterday and the recent release hard spin, which covers topics such as embracing change, reinvention, and finding purpose. Ohno is still represented by Ian Beck at Olympus Sports Group.
The board is not Buchwald’s first introduction to sports. The agency broke through in sports marketing last year with a strategic alliance with CSE and has since expanded its roster to include two-time Olympic gold medalist Chloe Kim, NFL quarterback Jay Cutler, Milwaukee Bucks’ Bobby Portis, Olympic gold medalist Laurie Hernandez and former Lakers superstar. Metta Sandiford Artest.