Adventurer Speakers

Michael Groom

Michael Groom is unquestionably one of the world's greatest 'big' mountain climbers. In 1999 he successfully climbed Makalu, the smallest and for Michael, the last of the 'big five' - the five highest mountains in the world. Makalu, Lhotse, Kangchenjunga, K2 and Everest - Michael climbed them all without the assistance of bottled oxygen, and all but Kangchenjunga he climbed without the front third ...

Michael Milton

Michael is a talented and sought-after speaker and Australia's First winter Paralympic Medallist. Over the years he has done numerous presentations to corporate groups of varying sizes and is well used to adapting his speech to suit themed events. At the age of nine, Michael contracted bone cancer and had his leg amputated. Michael is now both a world and Olympic skiing champion, not to mention ow ...

Nic Feteris

Nic speaks about climbing and jumping off mountains (plus other awe-inspiring pinnacles, like the Statue of Liberty) in terms of the teamwork, planning, risk management and solution selling that makes his adventures achievable. He does so while demonstrating the pioneering spirit, tenacity, and sheer determination that are very often necessary to transform our dreams, visions or ideas into reality ...

Oliver Percovich

Oliver Percovich first skated in an empty pool at the age of six, while growing up in Papua New Guinea. In 1995 he competed in the Mystic Cup, an international skateboarding contest in Prague. He's worked at the Center for Risk and Community Safety on emergency management projects for various Australian government departments. He came to Kabul in February 2007, bringing his skateboards with him. ...

Patrick Lindsay

Journalist, documentary maker and author of 'The Spirit of Kokoda ... Then & Now'. Patrick Lindsay has had leading roles on nine of the top rating shows screened on the Nine Network, including Today, Sunday, Wide World of Sports, Money and A Current Affair, Summer Edition. Patrick sets any audience at ease with wit, charm and a commanding use of language. A consummate professional, Patrick is at ...

Paul Jordan

Ex-SAS, UN Peacekeeper,Security Expert, Corporate Speaker. Paul Jordan served in the elite SAS for over a decade. He later joined private security with companies including Exxon Mobile, and has provided security training and operational support to thousands of journalists including BBC and ABC, and supported CNN in Iraq during the 2003 invasion. Paul was in Banda Aceh after the 2004 Tsunami, has ...

Pete Goss

Outstanding Yachtsman, Inspirational Adventurer, Company Director and Author of best selling book 'Close to the Wind', Pete Goss has competed in seven transatlantic, completed two round-the-world races and sailed more than 300,000 nautical miles. Pete first captured global headlines whilst competing in the Vendee Globe single-handed non-stop round the world yacht race. Risking his own life in ...

Peter Hillary

On the 29th May 1953 Sir Edmund Hillary made the historic first ascent of Mt Everest. To commemorate his father's achievement, Peter Hillary recently climbed to the summit of the world's highest mountain on a National Geographic sponsored expedition. The story of that expedition - and of the intervening years since the first climb in 1953, is retold in National Geographic's big film of the year, S ...

Ranulph Fiennes

Having led 22 major expeditions to remote parts of the world, including both Poles, Sir Ranulph Fiennes is currently the only man alive to have travelled around the Earth's circumpolar surface. He was also the first explorer to completely cross the Antarctic continent unsupported, and aged 65, he climbed to the summit of Mount Everest, the oldest Briton ever to do so. To date Sir Ranulph has raise ...

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