International Speaker

Ultra-Endurance Cyclist and Laureus Sport for Good Ambassador, Grant Lottering’s remarkable comeback from death on 21 July 2013 to conquering the Alps, continues to astonish the medical profession and audiences alike.

In August 2016, Grant became the first cyclist to complete a solo, non-stop,  1 000km ride through the French Alps in under 50 hours.
On 1 September 2018 he undertook his 5th Im’possible Tour in aid of Laureus, cycling the length of the French Pyrenees and Alps non-stop in less than 72 hours, another world first. He covered 23 mountains and climbed a vertical height of 21,484m, while only sleeping for 3 hours and 40 minutes during his attempt. Described as astonishing and remarkable, he succeeded in spite undergoing 2 shoulder surgeries as recent as February 2018.

What makes his accomplishments so remarkable, is that he has undergone 10 surgeries to date as a result of his accident in 2013. In addition he had to overcome emergency cancer surgery late in 2016. His remarkable story of survival and overcoming has attracted much media attention, locally and world-wide, reaching over 20 million people through broadcast, print and online media.

He has shared his story ’From Death to the Top of the Alps‘ with audiences in over 11 countries around the world. Inspiring audiences to change the way they think about themselves, overcome challenges and achieve levels of success never thought possible.
Grant Lottering has overcome incredible odds and continues to do what most believe to be impossible.


Recent Talks

Infosys Finacle Global Leadership Summit, Antwerp Belgium, 3 October 2018
YPO Johannesburg Chapter 2 June 2018
PSG Bloemfontein 27 February 2018
Air Mauritius Travel Awards – 22 Feb 2018
Daimler Leadership Conference, Singapore – 1 Nov 2017
PSG Client Conference Windhoek, Namibia – 5 Nov 2017
DSV – Ladies Business Breakfast 16 Nov 2017
Beachcomber Tours – 15 August 2017
Danone UK/Europe – 14 April 2017


“Truly inspiring, incredible what we can accomplish if we believe” – Jean de Villiers Springbok Rugby Captain

“We could hear a pin drop, and no-one were on their mobile phones. Absolutely fantastic” CEO Daimler FS Asia/Pacific – Singapore

“Your message was real. We were inspired, encouraged and amazed” – Beachcomber Tours September 2017

“You gave us a new perspective on overcoming challenges” – PSG National Conference May 2017

“The Tiger Team were mesmerized, your message was powerful and meaningful with real authenticity and purpose” Tiger Brands Executive

‘You are a remarkable person and your contribution really helped us to see our own abilities and the goals we set ourselves in a totally different light!” – Martin Reinecke Vice – President ASML Eindhoven, Netherlands

“We were blown away by your positivity and lust for life. You are an incredible individual and we than you for an amazingly inspirational talk” – Air Mauritius Travel Awards Feb 2018

“Incredible, an amazing and inspirational story” – SA Rugby

“An outstanding speaker and story. Just awe-inspiring” – World Presidents Organisation

“Incredible what we can accomplish when we set goals, have the right team, and believe”-  Barclays


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 Described in the media as a ‘staggering’, ‘stunning’, and ‘mind-blowing’ accomplishment. On 1 September Lottering set off from the western pyrenees to ride across and up the northern alps to finish at Les Saisies near Geneva within 72 hours. Arriving at Les Saisies on 4 September, he rode 967km in 47 hrs 21 min and climbed 21,454m over 23 mountains, including the famous Tour de France giants of the Col du Tourmalet, Col de Vars, Col d’Izoard, Col du Lauteret, Col du Galibier, Col de Madeleine and more. Lottering never slept during his attempt but ‘napped’ 6 times, a total of 3 hrs 40 min.

The story ‘From death to the top of the Alps’ Let it inspire you and your employees to overcome and get back in the game, no matter how many times you get knocked down.

If your business has aggressive growth plans, needs to reinvent, or your employees need inspiration for the remainder of the year, their thinking needs to change. In 4 years Grant’s life went from death to completely reinventing himself, breaking records, achieving the impossible and turning tragedy into a multi million international fundraising project. Book Grant today to inspire your teams to change the way they think about themselves and your business through his remarkable and real-life story.

To book Grant for your next event use the ‘Book Grant’ tab above

From death to the top of the alps in one year

A personal and intimate interview with Grant Lottering

“When life takes a turn for the worse, you have a decision to make -
do something with it or it will do something with you”
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Upcoming Talks

  • Infosys Finacle Global Leadership Summit, Antwerp Belgium – 3 Oct 2018
  • ASML, Netherlands – 13 Dec 2018
  • PWC Eindhoven, Netherlands – 12 December 2018