Winner of NBC’s Season Eight’s The Biggest Loser
and The Biggest Loser Ever
Danny Cahill always struggled with his weight. As a sophomore in high school he devised a plan, stuck with it, and worked hard to lose 75 pounds over the summer. Danny found his passion and began his dream by joining a Rock & Roll band after righting his life! However, after high school and a few years in college, his weight steadily increased throughout the years to, at his heaviest point, over 450 pounds. He then put his dream on a shelf and began to take care of everything EXCEPT himself!
Danny coached his son’s football team and wanted to be able to do more with his children, but he was just physically too big to be the husband and father his family deserved! One evening, his outlook on his life changed when his found his “Why.” His daughter came to him at 7 years old and said “Daddy, You are my hero, and I want to be just like you! I want a belly just like yours!” This was a nightmare because his waist had grown to over 69 inches! What kind of role model was he being to his family?
The Biggest Loser
Danny wanted to win The Biggest Loser to save him from this unhealthy lifestyle. He did not want to leave his wife and children early in life. Originally from Midwest City, Oklahoma, Danny and his family live in Broken Arrow (near Tulsa), Oklahoma. Danny is an accomplished musician, having played in several well known groups over the years.
The Biggest Loser Ever
Since winning The Biggest Loser in 2009 where Danny lost 239 pounds, he’s learned the importance of living with a healthy mental attitude and physical lifestyle. It’s no wonder he set several records during Season 8 of NBC‘s The Biggest Loser! He lost an amazing 55.58% of his body weight during the show, still the largest percentage of any man in the history of the show and 2nd overall, and can now happily say he is “less than half the man he used to be!”
Since winning The Biggest Loser, Danny has appeared on numerous national television programs including The Today Show, The Jay Leno Show, Live with Regis & Kelly, The Doctors, The Joy Behar show, Larry King Live, The Suze Orman Show, Issues with Jane Valez-Mitchell, Joyce Meyer’s Everyday Living, and many more! He writes and records music and is now a highly sought after Motivational Speaker with an untold story you won’t believe! He will inspire any listener to reach new heights, reclaim their hopes and dreams, and move forward and face any obstacle in life! He has acted in the movie, “A Christmas Snow” and has spoken for over 100 companies, churches, and organizations. If you want to motivate and inspire your listeners, Danny Cahill is the speaker for you!
Dream & Achieve!
Danny Cahill’s life was a mess. The former professional musician with big dreams had grown to almost 450 pounds while sitting behind a desk and placing his dreams on a shelf to take care of everyone else. His debt grew, his weight grew, his helplessness grew…grew so big that there seemed to be no way out. Then he decided to change his mind. He decided to make a goal…not just any goal, but the largest goal he could ever think of – He would get on NBC’s Reality Show “The Biggest Loser”…AND WIN! He stood up in front of 60 class mates and made a bold statement! “I am going to get on that show…And I am going to win it! I will lose more weight that anyone else and be THE BIGGEST LOSER EVER!” This statement was made 1 year before being chosen for the show out of more than 500,000 entrants. Danny not only made the show, but became the winner of Season 8 of The Biggest Loser: Second Chances, and lost 239 pounds in less than 7 months to become THE BIGGEST LOSER EVER! Listen to Danny motivate and inspire as he explains it is never too late, there is no dream or goal too big, and stop putting limits on yourself! This speech will be a turning point in your life. Perfect for Corporations, Associations, Government and Educational groups, as well as anyone needing to make a change in their life or achieve that goal and dream you once thought was unattainable!
Making Right Choices in Health, Diet and Exercise from "The Biggest Loser"
In this presentation, Danny discusses how he set and achieved his goal of losing over 200 pounds in six months to become the winner of NBC's "The Biggest Loser." With compassion and wisdom, Danny will discuss the importance of making healthy decisions in your diet, exercise and health and what you can do to live a healthy lifestyle. This is an excellent presentation for any groups that are discussing health or for educating students about making right choices in diet, exercise, heath and life.
Overcoming and Achieving Comes From Changing Your Thinking!
anny Cahill's life was a mess. The former professional musician with big dreams had grown to almost 460 pounds while he sat behind a desk, placing his dreams on a shelf to take care of everything but himself. His addictions made his debt grow, his weight grow and his helplessness grow...they grew so big, in fact, that there seemed to be no way out. But then something happened - Danny decided to change his mind. He set a goal...not just any goal, but the largest and craziest goal he could think of - He would get on NBC's hit reality show "The Biggest Loser"...AND WIN! He stood up in front of 60 classmates and made a bold statement! "I am going to get on that show, and I am going to win it! I will lose more weight than anyone else and be THE BIGGEST LOSER EVER on their show!" This statement was made an entire year before being chosen for the show out of hundreds of thousands of entrants. Danny not only made the show, but he DID become the winner of Season 8, losing 239 pounds in less than 7 months to become THE BIGGEST LOSER EVER! Listen to Danny motivate and inspire as he says "it is never too late, there is no dream too big, and limits are for losing!" His presentation will be a turning point in any listener's life. It's not a speech, it's an experience! The events on The Biggest Loser, as well as during his life, held the secrets to his own success - he just had to change his perspective and see it a different way. The principals to success are the same in any area: business, relationships, finances - allowing Danny to help the listener not only relate to his story, but see his journey in their own life. Perfect for corporations, associations, government and educational groups, churches, as well as anyone needing to make a change in their life or achieve that goal and dream that was once thought unattainable!
All Danny Cahill Books
Lose Your Quit: Achieving Success…One Step at a TimePurchase Book
Danny’s comments were both inspiring and challenging. His encouragement to “lose your quit” really resonated with our Operators and challenged them to keep working toward their BHAG’s (big hairy audacious goals.) Danny’s has a great ability to connect with people…so many people can relate to his struggles and stand in amazement at what he accomplished.
- Cliff Robinson, Vice President, Field Operations | Chick-Fil-A
I want to express our appreciation to you for being the featured speaker during the Oklahoma Osteopathic Association’s 110th Annual Convention Opening Ceremonies. Your testimony and life story was greatly appreciated by everyone in attendance and we thank you!
- Lynette C. McLain, Executive Director | Oklahoma Osteopathic Association