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Keynote Speaker Roger Crawford
Roger Crawford
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Roger Crawford


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Roger Crawford impacted the game of tennis and does the same as a motivational speaker when he instills passion into each of his audience members. His compelling storytelling skills tell the journey of becoming an NCAA Division I college athlete despite having four impaired limbs. Sports Illustrated calls Roger one of the most accomplished physically challenged athletes in the world and he holds certification from the United States Tennis Association. Roger’s speaking skills are perfect to motivate and captivate any audience and help them realize they can achieve goals they never thought possible. With Roger as your keynote speaker you have the opportunity to break through your industry’s barriers and revolutionize the way your company does business.

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The rules of tennis are designed to ensure fair competition. This is what makes the Roger Crawford story so amazing. He successfully competed against able-bodied opponents, though he appeared to have a significant disadvantage. That is what your eyes would tell you, but you cannot see courage.

Sports Illustrated calls Roger one of the most accomplished physically challenged athletes in the world. Despite four impaired limbs, he was an NCAA Division I college athlete and holds current certification from the United States Tennis Association. His compelling message transcends the sport of tennis.

The National Speakers Association awarded Roger the distinguished CPAE Speaker Hall of Fame designation, acknowledging his speaking excellence. In recognition of Roger's extraordinary achievements, he has been inducted into the National Hall of Fame for people with disabilities, joining fellow honorees Christopher Reeve and Helen Keller.

Roger's inspiring story was featured in the original best selling book, Chicken Soup for the Soul and the NBC Emmy Award winning movie, In a New Light.

In addition to Roger's speaking success he is also an internationally acclaimed author. His most recent book,THINK AGAIN! Discover the Possibilities Hidden in Plain Sightwas released June 2007 and is available worldwide. Roger writes as he speaks, in a humorous and warm engaging manner that allows audiences and readers to feel instantly connected to him. He has equipped others to break through invisible barriers, achieve maximum performance, and gain the competitive edge. Roger Crawford is a champion on and off the court and a once in a lifetime experience not to be missed!

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