Chris Waddell

Olympic Gold Medalist and Paralympian; Paralympics and the International Paralympic Committee; Featured in Ski, National Geographic Explorer, & People Magazine

Fee Range?: $10,000 - $12,500
Traveling From: Utah

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Chris Waddell was a promising young skier at Middlebury College in 1988 when a skiing accident left him paralyzed from the waist down. Determined to get back on the slopes, he began skiing on a monoski roughly one year later. A little more than » Read Full Bio

Chris Waddell was a promising young skier at Middlebury College in 1988 when a skiing accident left him paralyzed from the waist down. Determined to get back on the slopes, he began skiing on a monoski roughly one year later. A little more than two years later, Waddell was named to the US Disabled Ski Team. Waddell went on to become the most decorated male skier in Paralympic history, winning twelve medals over four games, and spending a total of 11 years on the US Disabled Ski Team.

In addition to his work with the Paralympics and the International Paralympic Committee, Waddell has found success as a motivational speaker. Waddell speaks to the resilience of the human condition, with topics ranging from leadership to adversity to quality of life.

Waddell has been featured in numerous publications, including Outside Magazine, Skiing, Ski, National Geographic Explorer, and People Magazine who named him one of “The 50 Most Beautiful People in the World.” He has also appeared on Dateline and Oprah.

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One Revolution
Chris will provide your audience with inspirational keynotes along with a powerful message and appearance.

Topics

  • Motivation
  • Olympians
  • Overcoming Adversity

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