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Josh Sundquist

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Paralympic ski racer, best-selling author, emcee

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Speaker Josh Sundquist is a Paralympic ski racer, author and emcee. He uses humor and insight to enlighten audience members on creating ideas for a more productive career and life.  Josh uses humor in his keynotes and real-life stories to educate and entertain audience members.

Why book speaker Josh Sundquist?

  • He is resilient. Josh beat the odds of death at the age of 9, today he provides audience members with hope and insights on resiliency.
  • He is persistent. Josh has made it his mission to succeed. Josh took on skiing and was later awarded a spot on the Paralympic Ski Team. Josh does the same for you by studying your industry and organizational culture to create a customized keynote for your audience.
  • He is an ambassador for change. Not only does Josh represent for amputees around the world, but he also is a celebrity Ambassador for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals. He does appearances and events for raising money for children’s hospitals.

Speaker Josh Sundquist is a motivational speaker, comedian and emcee who has inspired audiences across the world ranging from Fortune 500 companies to schools to the White House. His clients have included Facebook, Walmart, HP, Heineken USA, Rite Aid, The American Cancer Society and RE/MAX. He is an in-demand keynote speaker for groups of sales people, educators, student leaders, and health professionals.

At age nine, Josh was diagnosed with a rare form of bone cancer and given a fifty percent chance to live. He spent a year on chemotherapy treatments and his left leg was amputated. Doctors declared Josh cured of the disease at age thirteen and he took up ski racing three years later. 

He trained for the next six years and in 2006 he was named to the US Paralympic Ski Team for the 2006 Paralympics in Turino, Italy. Today, Josh represents the United States in international competition as a member of the U.S. Amputee Soccer Team.

On the internet, Josh is best known for his viral photos, especially his Halloween costumes. His videos have been viewed over 150 million times and he has over one million followers. People Magazine named him to the 2017 “Social Media Power List.” As a social media influencer, he’s worked with brands like promotions for Chase, Chevy, Dairy Queen, AT&T, and Michelob Ultra. 

Josh has been featured on CNN, USA TODAY, and NPR. His first memoir, Just Don’t Fall, was a National Bestseller and his second memoir We Should Hang Out Sometime was optioned for movie rights by a division of Disney. His debut novel Love and First Sight was published in 2017. His books have been translated into German, Italian, and Turkish and have been published in North America, Australia, New Zealand, Germany, Turkey, Italy, and Austria.

Josh received a degree in business from the College of William and Mary and a Master’s in Communications from the University of Southern California.

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One More Thing, One More Time (1MT 1 MT)

Speaker Josh studies your industry and organizational culture to create a customized keynote that reinforces your event’s theme and feels personally relevant to each member of your audience. His presentations blend clean stand-up comedy with soulful storytelling. Hilarious audience interactions are punctuated by moments of profound silence. Your attendees experience a roller-coaster ride of laughter, tears, chills and still more laughter. He tells stories about losing his leg to cancer, ski racing in the Paralympics, and playing jokes with his artificial leg to help your group:

  • Be resilient during times of change
  • Maintain a sense of humor within stressful circumstances
  • Face adversity with strength and courage
  • Reverse negative trends and rebound from disappointment
  • Plan for the future with an expanded vision of what could be possible
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    “I've seen some of the best motivational speakers—but Josh hit a home run! He took the time to research both our company, culture and customers, in turn delivering a message that was both relevant and inspiring.”

    Laura Ipsen

    President & CEO, Ellucian

    "More than 7,000 people heard Josh speak at our annual management conference. A miracle himself, Josh inspired us to make the most of our own lives."

    Mary Sammons

    CEO, Rite Aid

    "Josh is an extraordinary young man with a message that inspires and awes his audiences with his true life experiences.He is a must for your next meeting!

    Vinnie Tracey

    President, RE/MAX International

    "In 17 years of teaching in five states you were the brightest most inspiring and entertaining I have ever heard as a keynote speaker."

    Anita Bransford Bankhead

    Special Education Teacher, Huntsville City Schools
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