Invite Hank to speak to your audience and inspire them to make their dreams come true.
– Winter Haven High School
– Denison Middle School
– Polk Avenue Elementary
– McLaughlin Middle School
– St. Joseph’s Catholic School
– Redemption Catholic School
– North Port High School
– Young Business Leaders of Florida
– Citrus Center Boys & Girls Club
– Independent Softball Association
– USA Water Ski Hall of Fame
– USA Water Ski
– Polk County All Sports Awards
Hank’s passion for education and helping kids inspired Hank to write his book “Soar and Make Your Dreams Come True,” approved by the Polk County, Florida School Board. As a motivational speaker Hank’s mission and passion is to help people make their dreams a reality.
Hank began public speaking announcing water ski tournaments, for his ski club the Lake Oakland Ski Demons, when he was in the Boy’s Division. Hank instantly found a passion for being a public speaker. Hank pursued his dream graduating with a Bachelor of Science Degree in Speech Communications from Eastern Michigan University; where he concentrated on television, radio and storytelling.
Since then Hank has spent his entire life pursuing his passion for public speaking. Hanks expertise entails producing television shows, hosting television shows, interviewing guests, creating and producing radio commercials and radio talk show host. As a television show host, Hank has had the privilege of interviewing some of the best athletes in the world. Hank’s most famous production was for ABC’s “That’s Incredible!,” when Hank set a World Stunt Record water ski jumping over 14 MasterCraft ski boats. (video on home page)
Hank has announced more water ski tournaments then anyone in the United States and has been the Chief Announcer for more National Water Ski Championships then anyone in the sport. Hank wrote the “Announcer Manual and Guidelines” for the American Water Ski Association. Hank has announced every major professional water ski tournament in the U.S. including: The Masters, U.S. Open, Malibu Open, MasterCraft Pro, Marine World, Rocket Man Night Jump, Ski Fly Jump Championships, The Walt Disney World / Ski Supreme Water Ski Classic, Water Ski Pros, Beaver Lake Pro Jump Tournament, Daytona 500 Tournament, and the LA Night Jam. Hank was appointed Chief Announcer for the 2013 U.S. Water Ski Team Trials. Hank has the privilege every year to be the interviewer for the American Water Ski Educational Foundation Water Ski Hall of Fame Inductees and Award of Distinction Inductees. Hank also has the privilege of being the Master of Ceremonies for the USA Water Ski Association’s Annual Awards Banquet.
Hank is a licensed announcer by the State of Florida Boxing Commission. Hank is a ring announcer and interviewer for amateur and professional MMA Events, amateur boxing and grappling events. Hank is also a professional wrestling ring announcer and interviewer. One of Hank’s most cherished interviews was with one of his best friends, Professional Wrestling Super Star, Curt “Mr. Perfect” Hennig.
Master of Ceremonies
USA WATER SKI & WAKE SPORTS
Awards Ceremony for 2018 Ski Season
Hank Longo (right) Interviews Wrestling
Super Star Curt “Mr. Perfect” Henning..