Ed Stafford’s experiences of surviving adversity in some of the world’s most remote locations are simply unforgettable and highly inspiring. He uses his experiences to inspire and motivate audiences to achieve their own personal goals and shows that it is possible to succeed even when faced with seemingly insurmountable hardship.
- Courage and Decision Making
- Making the Impossible Possible
- Achieving Your Own Goals
- The Journey; How To Get To The End and Make It Count
What he offers
How he presents
Ed Stafford aims to motivate others to believe they can achieve their dreams and his laid back, humorous style educates and enthrals. His presentations are a mix of narrative and pictorial anecdotes with documentary footage filmed by Ed himself in the jungle. He takes the audience with him back to the jungle via his presentation and helps to inspire them to see life ahead as an adventure ready to begin.
Ed Stafford is the Guinness World Record-holding first man to walk the Amazon. An explorer and adventurer, he was European Adventurer of the Year 2011 following his unique Walking the Amazon expedition. He is an internationally acclaimed motivational speaker and author. On the 9th August 2010, Ed walked into the Guinness Book of Records after becoming the first man to walk the length of the Amazon River.
Ed filmed and blogged his deadly journey and engaged followers all over the world for two and a half years. His epic adventure made headline news, featuring in over 900 articles and on every major news channel in the UK and United States. Ed’s mission was complete. His tale of true grit, bravery and determination to succeed against all odds has led to him being described by The Daily Mail as; ‘Britain’s most intrepid hero since Scott of the Antarctic,’ and ‘A true hero’ by The Times.
Ed’s footage was made into a Discovery Channel documentary and was sold to over 100 countries. His book, “Walking the Amazon“, has been translated into Mandarin, Ukranian, Polish and Spanish as well as being sold to the USA.
Ed intends to use his adventures to inspire adults and kids alike to get off the settee and go outside. Ed was nominated as one of National Geographic’s Adventurers of the year 2010 and in 2011 he was awarded the title of “European Adventurer of the Year” in Stockholm.
- Walking the Amazon (2011)
- He appears in the 2012 Guinness Book of Records
- In 2011 he was awarded the title of “European Adventurer of the Year”
- In 2011, Stafford was awarded the Mungo Park Medal by the Royal Scottish Geographical Society
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“You think you’ve heard all the motivational speeches there are to hear, then someone like Ed proves you wrong. Hearing his tale of determination put any challenging experiences we’d ever had in the workplace into perspective.”
“Rich anecdotes, it’s genuine and from the heart, funny and poignant too. Well done.”
Presentation Languages: English, Spanish