Todd Huston

World-Record Holding Disabled Athlete; Inspirational Speaker; As Seen in Sports Illustrated, L.A. Times, and on CBS, ABC & CNN

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Todd Huston is The World's Only Disabled Athlete to Hold a World Record in an Able-Bodied Sport: Mountain Climbing His Story Inspires and Shows How to Overcome Any Challenge!Todd's Story:Todd Huston has overcome incredible challenges.When his legs » Read Full Bio

Todd Huston is The World's Only Disabled Athlete to Hold a World Record in an Able-Bodied Sport: Mountain Climbing His Story Inspires and Shows How to Overcome Any Challenge!Todd's Story:Todd Huston has overcome incredible challenges.When his legs got caught in the propeller of a boat at age 14, his life was almost ended. He died twice, but was revived both times. He battled to keep his legs with numerous surgeries, but eventually had one leg amputated.

Then, Todd did the unimaginable: he set a world record by climbing the highest elevations in all 50 states with ONLY one leg in one of the most extreme and dangerous sports that exists (mountain climbing). Today, he is the only disabled athlete to hold a world record in an able-bodied sport.

Life is full of challenges. When faced with such difficulties in life, each person has to decide how they will embrace and overcome their own challenges, but it is important for people to remember that they are not alone. Todd has been speaking to audiences around the world for 15 years. His inspirational talk, which includes humor, insight, courage and hope will serve as a catalyst for overcoming life challenges.

Todd's message is so powerful, he has been:

Featured in Sports Illustrated, Forbes, L.A. Times, Wall Street Journal and on CBS, ABC, CNN, Inside Edition, and EXTRA

Todd was selected as one of the 10 Outstanding Young Americans by the U.S. Junior Chamber of Commerce (Other inductees over the years include: John F. Kennedy, Elvis Presley, Howard Hughes, Chuck Yeager, Gerald Ford, Peyton Manning, and many more)Selected as an Energizer Hall of Fame Top 10 Finalist (An international award given by the Global Energizer Corporation to the individuals most noted for Going and Going and Going) Co-Author of the book: More Than Mountains: The Todd Huston Story.

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More Than Mountains - The Todd Huston Story
With this powerful keynote presentation, Todd motivates and inspires anyone to believe they can overcome life's many challenges and provides content for the audience to apply immediately in their lives. This presentation centers around Todd's boating accident at age 14 where he "died" twice, had his leg amputated while awake and then became the first disabled person to break an able body world-record in sports by climbing the highest elevations of all 50 U.S states with only one leg. He uses awe-inspiring slides and stories from his life and expedition. You will travel to the highest mountains of North America, including the 20,302-foot Mt. McKinley. His talk will have your audience laughing and crying through real life challenges. They will leave with insight and inspiration to overcome their individual challenges by finding the opportunity in every challenge.
Leadership Lessons for Winning
Leadership that takes everyone to the top. Todd uses lessons from mountaineering and world-record mountain climbing to teach your audience principles of leadership.
No Excuses Safety Training
Mountain climbing is the most dangerous sport on this planet. Todd uses his mountain climbing knowledge and experience to teach and illustrate safety principles. His NO ICE slogan keeps safety in the minds of everyone in the audience. a popular program for manufacturing, utility, energy, and other industries where safety is the utmost importance Teaching how ignorance and complacency leads to excuses for injury and life threatening accidents.
Put the Ability in Disability
Leg amputee Todd Huston shattered the world record for mountain climbing by climbing the 50 U.S. high points in only 66 days. He is the only disabled person to break an able-bodied world record in sports. Todd's talk inspires and energizes audiences globally through his personal stories of injury and survival turned inspirational achievement. Todd educates people and organizations to embrace the valuable contributions those with disabilities offer in the workplace. The Todd Huston story - heard by millions throughout the world - has influenced international leaders, celebrities, Fortune 100 CEOs, and students of all ages to make positive life changes.

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