Todd Huston

Amputee, World-record holder, Speaker, Author

Todd Huston speaker Profile:

Todd Huston knows how to overcome incredible challenges. When his legs got caught in the propeller of a boat at age 14, his life was radically changed. He battled to keep his legs with numerous surgeries, but bone disease eventually forced him to have one leg amputated. Todd became a psychotherapist and clinical director of the Amputee Resource Center in California. He also worked in psychiatric hospitals for adults, adolescents and children. He used his professional skills and personal experiences to help patients achieve more in their lives. He also trained health-care professionals and authored articles in working with individuals coping with disabilities.

Then Todd did the unimaginable, to prove that you can overcome challenges he completed a world record-setting Summit America expedition by climbing to the highest elevations of all 50 states in only 66 days 22 hours and 47 minutes, shattering the original record by 35 days! Todd has been featured in thousands of publications throughout the world, including Sports Illustrated, Forbes and the Wall Street Journal as well as the popular book, Chicken Soup for the Soul, A Second Helping. He has appeared as a special guest on CBS Year in Sports and Robert Schuller’s Hour of Power. Todd has been interviewed on ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN, TNN, Inside Edition, and Extra plus numerous radio programs.

Several distinguished honors have been awarded to Todd including U.S. Jaycees’ Ten Outstanding Young Americans, the Henry Iba Award for Outstanding Citizen Athlete, the Class Act Award, The Power to Dream Achiever Award and the American Red Cross’s Everyday Hero Award. Todd is the author of the book More Than Mountains: The Todd Huston Story and has hosted inspirational radio and television programs.

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  • Speaking Topics:

    Inspiration, Motivation, Overcoming Adversity, Peak Performance

  • Travels From:

    Oklahoma

  • Price:

    $7,500 - $10,000

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Todd Huston speaker Profile:

Todd Huston knows how to overcome incredible challenges. When his legs got caught in the propeller of a boat at age 14, his life was radically changed. He battled to keep his legs with numerous surgeries, but bone disease eventually forced him to have one leg amputated. Todd became a psychotherapist and clinical director of the Amputee Resource Center in California. He also worked in psychiatric hospitals for adults, adolescents and children. He used his professional skills and personal experiences to help patients achieve more in their lives. He also trained health-care professionals and authored articles in working with individuals coping with disabilities.

Then Todd did the unimaginable, to prove that you can overcome challenges he completed a world record-setting Summit America expedition by climbing to the highest elevations of all 50 states in only 66 days 22 hours and 47 minutes, shattering the original record by 35 days! Todd has been featured in thousands of publications throughout the world, including Sports Illustrated, Forbes and the Wall Street Journal as well as the popular book, Chicken Soup for the Soul, A Second Helping. He has appeared as a special guest on CBS Year in Sports and Robert Schuller’s Hour of Power. Todd has been interviewed on ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN, TNN, Inside Edition, and Extra plus numerous radio programs.

Several distinguished honors have been awarded to Todd including U.S. Jaycees’ Ten Outstanding Young Americans, the Henry Iba Award for Outstanding Citizen Athlete, the Class Act Award, The Power to Dream Achiever Award and the American Red Cross’s Everyday Hero Award. Todd is the author of the book More Than Mountains: The Todd Huston Story and has hosted inspirational radio and television programs.

To book Todd Hutson call Executive Speakers Bureau at 901-754-9404.

More Than Mountains: How to Overcome Any Challenge

With this powerful keynote presentation, Todd motivates and inspires anyone to believe they can overcome life’s many challenges. This presentation centers around Todd’s boating accident at age 14 where he “died” twice, had his leg amputated and then did the Summit America Expedition, Todd’s world record mountain climb of the highest elevation of each state with only one leg. He uses awe-inspiring slides and stories from his life and expedition. You will travel to the highest mountains of North America, including the 20,302-foot Mt. McKinley. His talk will have your audience laughing and crying through real life challenges. They will leave with insight and inspiration to overcome their individual challenges by finding the opportunity in every challenge.

Inspirational/Motivational; Adults (Can be modified for teens and children), Keynote Presentation; Business, Associations, Organizations, Educational and Religious.


Don’t Stress: The Ultimate Stress Management Program for Decreasing Stress and Increasing Happiness and Productivity at Work and At Home

Todd on Stress:This highly-interactive, highly-customized program teaches concepts and techniques to help audience members better manage personal and professional stress. Todd was selected to write and teach this program to healthcare workers, employees and customers of a large hospital organization. This talk can also be used as a workshop when hiring Todd as your meeting’s keynote speaker.

Some of the broad goals for this program include:

  • Reducing employee absenteeism and doctors’ visits caused from stress
  • Reducing on-site conflict that causes safety violations and work related hazards
  • Decreasing the cost of health care by decreasing the amount of sick days workers have to take along with helping them understand how to live healthier, stress reduced lives
  • Decreasing mental and psychological illness while creating a safer work environment
  • Increasing productivity, performance, and communication effectiveness on the job
  • Showing employees simple steps they can use to increase their health and wellness at work and at home

Morris Public Schools

“Todd Huston was wonderful, all the teachers and staff really enjoyed it. Audience can be hard to impress, but Todd kept them entertained and engaged. We were very happy.”

CEO, Cashland

“Todd was fabulous and inspirational. We really enjoyed him and the employees loved it. We were very impressed. He was a great recommendation for our conference.”

Paul Sommers, D.D.S.

“Everyone enjoyed your presentation and experiences. Your talk was the best we’ve ever had!”

Area Sales Manager, DirecTV

“We got the surveys back from our dealers, and everybody loved Todd Huston’s presentation. He did a great job tying in a message that was different than what this group normally hears. He got a standing ovation. Our meeting was a big success.”
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