Levison is a British icon with many hats: an explorer, photographer, author, etc. He has worked tirelessly traversing the world and documenting his travels like no other. Needless to mention that his work has been featured internationally in some of the most respected publications, including The Sunday Times, National Geographic, BBC, and Discovery Channel. He has traveled in at least 100 countries, meaning he possesses a wealth of invaluable experiences accumulated over the years. You will appreciate how well he delves into these experiences to deliver motivational and insightful speeches that leave a lasting impression on the audience.
Why you should book Levison Wood for your next event
- Levison is an in-demand speaker who has previously given high-profile talks for business clients, including The Independent, The Telegraph, and Forbes, to mention but a few.
- He has a rare knack for delivering thought-provoking speeches covering a wide range of areas, including leadership, creativity, and team building.
- Former Army Major turned adventurer, Levison is undoubtedly one of the best-selling photographers and authors who combines a passion for exploration with photography. He is best known for his numerous walking expeditions across Asia and Africa.
Levison developed a keen passion for adventure during his stint as a British Parachute Regiment army officer. While in the army, he fought the Taliban in Afghanistan, experiencing the terrain of Kandahar, Zabul, and Helmand. His time in the service gave him an opportunity to build a strong mentality fueled by determination. From climbing mountains in Iraq to walking extraordinary lengths, the more dangerous and extreme the experience is for Levison Wood, the better.
Levison is known for many expeditions, including a nine-month expedition in 2014. In this expedition, he committed to walking the length of the River Nile, a feat that not many people can achieve. Covered by Channel 4, this particular expedition emerged as a critically acclaimed series. A year later, he set out to trek the length of the Himalayas, with his trajectory emanating from Afghanistan to Bhutan. Just like the previous one, this expedition also morphed into a TV special. Other series credited to his name include From Russian to Iran and Walking the Americas.
Accompanying Levison’s TV series are books on the same expeditions, authored by the explorer himself. These include Walking the Nile, which became a best-selling work on Sunday Times. Other acts of Levison’s authorship include Walking the Himalayas, which won the Adventure Travel Book of the Year in 2016.
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