Adversity Speakers

Sam Bailey

Sam Bailey's life changed forever at the fork in a road in the Northern Territory. A road accident turned the schoolboy sporting hero and outback jackaroo into a quadriplegic. It changed the path of his life - and his story could do the same for you. You can hear how he turned tragedy into hope and how he beat the odds to fulfil his life-long dream of being a farmer ...

Samson Danniels

Samson Danniels likes to go fast? Growing up in Toronto, Sam spent every second he could being outside and active. Among a huge variety of sports, his passion was his bicycle. This passion led him to BC after high school, to pursue bigger mountains and to try to make a name for himself in the emerging world of Freeride Mountain biking. After a large jump went wrong, Sam ended up in the hospital ...

Samuel Johnson

Samuel Johnson has established himself as one of Australia's busiest actors. He has been working in the entertainment industry for over 20 years. He is widely recognised for his role as Evan Wylde in the critically acclaimed series The Secret Life of Us and in more recent times playing Operations Intelligence Officer Leon Broznicin Rush. In 2013 Sam set off on his unicycle to ride around Australia ...

Scott Rankin

Scott Rankin, best described as a Social and Cultural Innovator. Scott, his projects and Big hART Inc - the not for profit charity he founded - have received 8 Coalition of Australian Governments (COAG) Awards; 2 Premier's Literary awards; a Human Rights Award (arts); World Health Organization Award for Safe Communities; 3 Green Room Awards - including Most Innovative Production and Best Direction ...

Sharon & Allan Cohrs

Not many people can say they have reached the summit of Mt Everest. Sharon Corhs has and in doing so, she became the 1st Breast Cancer survivor in the world to achieve this. Sharon is an ordinary yet inspirational Australian who showed incredible strength and determination to go on and do something truly extraordinary. Sharon now travels throughout Australia delivering inspirational present ...

Simon Illingworth

As Melbourne's gangland war gathered momentum during the late 1990s, another battle was being fought within the police force by one brave cop. Young detective sergeant Simon Illingworth had joined the force to serve the public and make a difference. His world was forever shattered when he confronted police corruption head-on. Watching Melbourne's toughest killers working alongside his own colleag ...

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