Adversity Speakers

Lewis Pugh

Lewis Pugh Ocean advocate and Pioneer swimmer Lewis Pugh is one of the world's leading inspirational and leadership speakers and an authority on how to achieve the "impossible". He was the first person to complete a long distance swim in every ocean of the world. He was the first to undertake a swim across the icy waters of the North Pole and the first to swim across a glacial lake on Mt Evere ...

Liza Pavlakos

Liza Pavlakos is a successful entrepreneur and a powerful speaker who has inspired over 100,000 audiences across six continents. Founder of Positive Breakthroughs, working with a team of experienced chartered psychologists, psychotherapists, counsellors and coaches who are passionate about improving mental health and committed to offering therapy to all individuals regardless of their age, race, culture, disability, sexual orientation, or socio-economic background.

Marcus Buckingham

At first Marcus Buckingham seems an unlikely management guru. He is a cricket-loving Englishman and graduate of Cambridge University. Buckingham is one of the business world's most sought-after speakers, but for a long time he had a punishing stammer which he has successfully overcome. He still admits to nerves before going on stage. Marcus Buckingham's message is innovative and fundamentally pos ...

Maree Hamilton

Maree is passionate about helping women in business to grow their businesses & help develop their skills. Her presentation style has been described as both captivating and empowering. Maree connects with her audiences from start to finish with a powerful mix of facts, ideas and thought provoking quotes and shares her life experiences which result in her audiences retaining & connecting with the in ...

Margie Warrell

Margie Warrell is a bestselling author, master certified coach, media personality and dynamic speaker who empowers people globally to live more courageous lives. Margie's first book Find Your Courage: 12 Acts for Becoming Fearless in Work and in Life was a finalist in the USA Best Book Awards as well as an Amazon Bestseller. Warm and direct, quick witted and genuine, engaging and inspiring, Margi ...

Mark Inglis

Working in New Zealand's Mount Cook National Park as a professional Search and Rescue Mountaineer, Mark Inglis' life was forever changed in 1982 after he lost both legs below the knee to frostbite. He went on to study human biochemistry as a research scientist before becoming Senior Winemaker for Montana Wines for 10 years. His love of sport and the outdoors continues, however: he has been an i ...

Mark Kempton

Mark started his working life as a Victorian State High school Physical Education and English teacher. After completing 10 years of service for the Education department of Victoria he took long service leave and followed his child hood dream of becoming a helicopter pilot -he first learnt to fly aeroplanes and then helicopters and worked as a flight instructor teaching people to operate both kind ...

Mark Mathews

Young Maroubra surfer Mark Mathews has built a career on conquering the biggest, gnarliest slabs in the world. The man is fearless. He totally rules at Ours, Shipstern, Pipe and Jaws just to name a few extreme locations. He rips in anything from 2ft Dunny Bowl at the Bra, to 45 ft Jaws. He won the Oakley Big wave awards for an unprecedented 3rd year in a row! As a surfer he is just one of those l ...

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