International Speaker

In August 2016, he became the first cyclist to complete a solo, non-stop, 1 000km attempt through the French Alps in less than 47 hours while raising over R1.2m for charity.

Yet, only 3 years earlier he was declared dead in a harrowing cycling accident in the Italian Alps, shattering his body against a rock embankment at over 60kms an hour, breaking 22 bones. He was told cycling again would be impossible. Astonishingly, only one year and six surgeries later, he returned to the Alps and finished the 140km alpine race that nearly claimed his life. This was his first Im’possible Tour.

How did he go from death and no less than 10 surgeries to date, to conquering the Alps and breaking records in such a short period of time?

This is the astonishing story of miracle cyclist, Laureus Sport for Good Ambassador and international speaker, Grant Lottering, who through hope, courage and perseverance, overcame the impossible, and continues to inspire thousands all over the world. His annual Im’possible Tour™ has raised almost R2m for the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation and reached an audience of over 17m in broadcast, publishing and online media. He has shared his story “From death to the top of the Alps” in over 10 countries at conferences and corporate events incl UK, Singapore, Holland, Belgium, Germany, France, Zambia, Namibia and South Africa.

Recent Talks

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

Testimonials

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“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

  • Daimler Asia Pacific-Africa Conference Singapore – 1 Nov 2017
  • Air Mauritius Annual Travel Awards – 22 Feb 2018
  • PSG Bloemfontein Business Breakfast – 27 February 2018
  • YPO JHB Chapter – 2 June 2018
  • MB Financial Services SA – 14 June 2018