Book Motivational After Dinner Speaker Eric Rush for your next conference or event
Eric Rush is as explosive and engaging on stage as he was on the football field. He's humourous, smart and has some great business lessons to share.
An All Black and Rugby Sevens’ legend, possessed with explosive speed and outstanding on-field leadership Eric Rush former All-Black, Rugby Sevens captain, barrister and businessman is a very entertaining and motivational speaker. He cleverly intertwines the parallels of coaching for excellence, in business and sport to deliver a powerful message. Eric started his rugby career in Auckland as a loose forward, then later transferred to North Harbour. He became a winger in 1992.
Eric was selected as an All Black in 1992 and played 28 matches, including 9 tests. He made his test debut at the World Cup in South Africa in 1995. An outstanding athlete Eric has played 200 First Class games of rugby, scoring 108 first class tries. "
Eric Rush was entertaining, relevant and informative. His presentation style appeals to a wide audience. An entertaining end to an excellent programme of business related presentations." CRT Southland Eric has a distinguished rugby career as Captain of the World Champion New Zealand Sevens team and former All-Black.
The New Zealand Sevens team is the most successful Sevens team in the world, winning the inaugural IRB World Sevens Series in 2000 and then again in 2001 and 2002. In addition to that, the team also won back-to-back gold medals at the Commonwealth Games in Kuala Lumpur in 1998 and in Manchester in 2002. As well as Rugby Union & Sevens he has represented New Zealand at touch rugby, was in the New Zealand U-17 representative volleyball team, and won a light-heavyweight New Zealand boxing title whilst still at school Eric Rush has balanced his highly successful rugby career with goals off the field.
He completed a Bachelor of Law Degree and was admitted to the bar as a Barrister. He worked for seven years in Corporate Law before devoting himself full-time to his rugby career. "At the same time, he has continued to pursue other business.. Eric is also a director and co-owner of a, popular and successful, corporate development, training company. In this business, Eric is able to take the principles of success he learned on the rugby field, and teach businesses how to apply them in their work.
Many organisations are reporting spectacular bottom-line results from these programmes. Eric Rush has strong leadership skills and is one of New Zealand’s most highly rated speakers. He is also author of three successful books, his first book Gold Rush was published in 1999 his second Rushie in 2002, and in November, 2004 he released his third book" "Adrenalin Rush".
In recent years Eric has run a training company and bought a supermarket.
"Eric Rush was great. The audience loved him. Great entertainment, just what we were looking for!"
"He is a legend. Really motivated them, the highlight of the whole event. Exceptionally good."
The Extra Mile Company