By sharing her story about tragedy and triumph, Hollekim offers a glimpse into her own mountain-tops and challenges in an incredibly personal oration. Ultimately, she asks audiences to keep dreaming – and never give up. The strength she exudes inspires spectators to focus on the inner power to overcome hardship and create a new life experience from the ashes of adversity.
Why you should book Karina Hollekim for your next event:
- Audiences relate to Hollekim’s life challenge and respond to her profound, life-changing experience overcoming the unexpected challenge with planning and determination.
- Her presentation is awe-inspiring, giving spectators practical tools for creating incremental changes in a plan for ultimate success. This breakthrough system for reaching goals offers listeners a blueprint to follow in achieving their dreams.
- Hollekim’s autobiography, The Wonderful Feeling of Fear is available for international audiences to read, and she is recognized as one of the exclusive TEDx speakers, which includes high-profile names, like Steve Jobs, Hillary Clinton, and J.K. Rowling.
As a BASE jumper and Norwegian free-skier, Hollekim dedicated herself to intense preparation to reach the pinnacle of her career. A near-fatal accident almost ended her life, when a skydiving mishap left her with 25 fractures in her legs. Doctors thought she’d never walk again. Fortunately, she beat the odds by fighting to regain her ability to walk. After 20 surgeries, she has returned to walking and skiing.
Audiences are inspired by Hollekim’s evolution and dedication to charting her own course in overcoming the odds. In 2013, her heartfelt and courageous tale prompted a TEDx audience in Bucharest to honor her 18-minute speech with a standing ovation. She continues to travel internationally to inspire global audiences in overcoming fear, challenges, and tragedy to experience the profound joy life offers.
For corporations or individuals who are seeking a breakthrough in times of challenge, Hollekim’s keynote address offers a blueprint for overcoming obstacles and planning for the future. From leadership development to performance consulting, Hollekim provides insight into her personal brand of making small, incremental changes toward achieving an ultimate goal. Using her own experience as an example, the insightful and personal address shows listeners that victories are based in a person’s ability to plan, dig deep, and push through obstacles to achieve success.
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