In one moment, Robert was in the best day of his life, competing for the collegiate rugby national championship. In the next moment, his life changed forever. Robert suffered a spinal cord injury in the first minutes of the game and found himself face down in the turf unable to move anything below his neck. His doctor told him he would never walk or move his hands for the rest of his life.
Through an unbreakable vision and relentless determination, Robert is defying the odds. He has graduated from UC Berkeley, is winning the fight to walk again, and is sharing the tools that have helped him overcome quadriplegia.
Everyone is paralyzed by something, whether it be physical, mental, or emotional. Robert’s story and the tools that he continues to use to overcome his challenges helps others to both identify and conquer that which paralyzes them. His message stirs businesses and individuals to cultivate purpose in their work, fully access the collective resilience of their team, develop a reflexive sense of gratitude, and maintain positivity through even the most daunting challenges. Book Robert to motivate your group to rise above any obstacle.