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Inspiration & Motivation

World-Class Blind Adventurer

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  • Europe: $75,001 and up*
  • Asia: $55,001 - $75,000*
Erik Weihenmayer is a world-class adventurer, the first blind man to summit Mount Everest, and one of only 150 mountaineers to climb the Seven Summits. His latest and most demanding adventure is kayaking the 277 miles of the Grand Canyon. One of the most exciting and well-known athletes in the world, he never let his lack of vision interfere with his quality of life. Weihenmayer’s feats have earned him incredible press coverage and dozens of awards. He is also the author of two books and addresses leadership, teamwork, overcoming adversity, motivation, and inspiration.

Former Denver Bronco, Media Personality, Author, and Motivational Speaker

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Reggie Rivers is a renaissance man whose talents and achievements have spanned many different disciplines. He’s a former NFL running back, a media personality, a business owner, an author and a motivational speaker, master of ceremonies, and auctioneer. He entered the NFL as a classic underdog—an undrafted rookie free agent and a longshot to make a team. But he managed to win a roster spot with the Denver Broncos and stayed with the team for six seasons. In speeches, Reggie shares the lessons he’s learned from the NFL that translate perfectly to the business world and enable peak performance. His message will reinforce the ideas that organizations are already preaching to their teams – providing that “aha” moment by presenting these strategies in the context of football.

Inspirational Blind Veteran and Adventurer

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  • Local: Under $10,000*
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Steve Baskis is an inspirational blind veteran and adventurer. Just eight months into his deployment to Iraq, his squad was attacked. A roadside bomb severely wounded Baskis, but, despite his injuries, he amazed his doctors with his recovery and attitude. An “adrenaline junkie,” he was eager to test his potential and push the boundaries of what disabled people are perceived capable of doing. He has since competed in athletic competitions and summited mountains. Baskis addresses motivation, inspiration, overcoming adversity, humanitarian efforts, and pushing the limits of human potential.

Renowned Mountaineer and Adventurer

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Eric Alexander is a renowned adventurer, skier, and mountaineer. He achieves his goals while helping others achieve their own. He defied the odds and scaled Mount Everest guiding his blind friend Erik Weihenmayer to its lofty summit. The pair was also a part of the first-ever blind ski descents from two of the seven summits. He has successfully climbed the highest point on six of the seven continents and led expeditions throughout Europe, North America, South America, and the Himalayas. He shares incredible stories from his adventures while discussing overcoming obstacles and goal-setting.

Retired US Men's National Soccer Team Goalkeeper

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Tim Howard is an American soccer legend. He has the most caps and wins of any goalkeeper in US Soccer history, he played in three World Cups and holds the record for most saves by any goalkeeper in a single game in World Cup history. Tim is also the first USA ambassador for Everton Football Club. . Retiring from soccer at the end of the 2019 MLS Season, his career in the league was filled with honors including being named a MLS All-Star, All-League, and Humanitarian of the Year. Tim was diagnosed with Tourette Syndrome at a young age and has volunteered countless hours to the advocacy of Tourette-related disorders. He works with several Tourette Association organizations and continues to be a role model off the field with his philanthropic work. He published an autobiography, The Keeper: A Life of Saving Goals and Achieving Them, chronicling his career and life with Tourette Syndrome and OCD. Personable and charismatic, Tim is now a full-time studio analyst for NBC Sports and their English Premier League broadcast.

Comedian, Actor, Television Writer/Producer, Game Show Host, Author, Entertainer

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Multimedia presenter whose presentations feature funny video clips and a high degree of audience interaction. Ross Shafer has the most intriguing Comedy & Business background of any speaker on leading through change, reinvention, and resilience. Ross’s funny and energetic style was honed as a headlining comedian and host of TV’s Match Game (ABC), The Late Show (FOX), Almost Live! (NBC and Comedy Central) and Love Me, Love Me Not (USA). Embracing his humorous world view explains why Ross risked buying and selling 23 companies (each rescued from bankruptcy) and earning the savvy to author ten insightful business books. Ross’s fresh takeaways are fun and sticky … and he delivers the creativity to ignite and inspire front line staff as well as senior executives.

National Geographic Photographer

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A renowned advertising and corporate photographer, Steve Uzzell believes the open road never fails to open our mind; and once our mind is opened, the boundless power of imagination is unlocked. Showing his work to the audience, Uzzell uses his photography as metaphors for possibility and creativity. He teaches others to be open to unexpected solutions and how to prepare for that kind of eye-opening experience.

Speaker, Adventurer, Expedition Leader, Author, and Physician Assistant

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Jeff Evans has always followed the call of the excitement and wildness of outdoor adventure. This pursuit of passion led to the formation of MountainVision Incorporated and a career which includes guiding clients up mountain peaks & across the globe, professional speaking, and practicing as an emergency medicine Physician Assistant.

Legendary NFL Running Back & Four-time Super Bowl Champion

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Rocky Bleier shares life's lessons in his speech "Be the Best You Can Be," and points out ways to reach new levels of inner-confidence.

Humorist with a Message & Award-Winning Motivator

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Scott gives fresh global perspective to his programs about the changing worlds of employee engagement, customer engagement, branded customer service, personal branding, humor as a tool in sales, service, public speaking, and change management.

Olympic Gold Medalist for Wrestling

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When Rulon Gardner won the Olympic gold medal for wrestling in Sydney, his victory rocked the world. It was more than just a simple tale of success - it was the story of an underdog who rose to unimagined heights of accomplishment and glory. An athlete with a history of notable but obscure success, Rulon became a household name - and the pride of a nation - when he took Olympic gold from the hands of Alexander Karelin, an athlete who had been undefeated since 1985.

The Safety Coach®

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For over 30 years, DAVID SARKUS, MS, CSP has moved and motivated thousands of leaders and workers to become safer, healthier, and more productive. He has won several professional safety honors, including a Best Practices Award for TRW Inc. David is a frequent contributor and featured author for publications such as Professional Safety and Industrial Safety & Hygiene News (ISHN). He has also served as technical editor for ISHN and is the author of more than 100 articles and five top-selling books on leadership, engagement, and culture change for safety. David provides a high-content performance sprinkled with humor and memorable storytelling. He relates with men and women at all levels — from shop floor workers to senior management.