Tony Adams

The World's Fastest Tap Dancer Who Defies All Odds

Tony Adams is a powerful motivational speaker, sharebroker and businessman. Crippled at birth by a severe lung infection, Tony overcame the odds to become the official Guinness World RecordTM Fastest Tap Dancer with 1056 tap beats a minute- smashing the previous record of 784 beats. His record is an average of 17.6 tap beats per second!

Tony is in the top 10 shareholders of several Australian listed companies and co-owns Sydney's Scorpio Music, associated with managing major acts Evermore and Aston among others.

He is passionate about inspiring audiences with his experiences of achieving in troubled times, believing that we all have the ability to succeed in realising our dreams - whatever they may be.

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Tony's high-impact presentations will transform your conference of event:

Achieving in Troubled Times - Tony Adams has overcome a lifetime of challenges including dyslexia, and recently became the Guinness World RecordTM's Fastest Tap Dancer for the second time after being crippled at birth. His success secrets can also inspire your sales team to double targets, or motivate managers to greater performance in even the most challenging times. Audiences come away feeling powerfully motivated and with a three-step process for achieving radical change - a process that can work for anyone in both their business and personal life. Presentation includes speed tap dancing demonstration.

The World's Fastest Tap Dancer and His Story - A high-energy experience of the fastest feet in the world as Tony Adams demonstrates the speed tap dancing skills which saw him smash the Guinness World RecordTM in 2009. He shares the fascinating story of this triumph after being crippled at birth, and takes a lighthearted look at the years between - growing up as a dancer in a tough neighbourhood and 22 years of riding financial market highs and lows as a sharebroker. Audiences around the world have been captivated.

Tony also offers workshops and mentoring based on these dynamic presentations.

Client testimonials

Recently, I attended a conference in New Zealand and was very fortunate to hear and see, one of the most outstanding presentations I have had the privilege to witness in my many years of attending conferences. Tony Adams’ story is truly remarkable. What he has achieved in the business world as a stockbroker, among other roles, and his ability to relate that in a user friendly, practical manner to his audiences is excellent.

Kenyon Prendeville

As the producer of a talk radio show that reaches over 30 million listeners across America I have heard many speakers and presenters over the years. Tony's heartfelt presentation was truly incredible and absolutely inspiring to me. He proves that through the power of the mind you can do whatever you choose to do. I strongly recommend him as a speaker not to be missed.

Gina Salvati , Radio producer, Los Angeles, USA

Thanks Tony for the fantastic job you did as MC at our event. Your professional approach and extraordinary tap dancing performance were total crowd pleasers! We hope we can use you again at our next events.

Issis Events Ltd, NZ

We have used Tony on many occasions to address our clients. He is an excellent presenter who draws on a vast array of personal experiences and our clients have always enjoyed listening to him. When we have asked him to speak on a specific topic he has always delivered, and exceeded expectations.

Wealth Design Ltd, NZ

I have seen many speakers over the years, but none have engaged us and changed the energy in the room like you did Tony.

Critchlow Ltd, NZ

It has been an honour to work with Tony. He presents with authority and enthusiasm and captivates audiences by sharing his wealth of personal experiences. He speaks with integrity and in doing so inspires you to achieve greater results.

City Brokers Hardie Ltd, NZ

Tony is truly inspirational. He has influenced many aspects of my business and personal life with amazing results. His passion and encouragement for helping people to ‘live their dreams’ is infectious.

Life Perfect World, NZ

The segment was great-we were thrilled!

Producer, Channel 7 Weekend Sunrise, Australia