11 Sep Lonnie Bedwell
After an accident that left him completely blind in 1997, military veteran, Lonnie Bedwell, raised three daughters as a single father, became an award-winning author, a renowned adventure athlete and a motivational speaker. He holds first blind kayak descents on the Grand Canyon, Zambezi, and Gauley Rivers, representing some of the world’s most challenging whitewater. Lonnie is an advocate and active volunteer for people with disabilities and veterans. His mission is to motivate and inspire everyone to embrace life with confidence and courage, no matter what challenges they may face.
Lonnie shares his personal, powerful story of overcoming adversity as it relates to teamwork, leadership, and motivation. He offers a shift in perspective on how to believe in your vision and where it can take you. His audiences are taken on an emotional journey that leaves them inspired to look deeper at their own lives and how they can realize their true value and potential. His customizable talks are for being inspirational and life-changing.