Neal Petersen is an inspirational business speaker who shares his extraordinary life experiences. He delivers a powerful and timely message of adaptability and perseverance, drawing on how he overcame the formidable barriers of a childhood physical disability, poverty, and the humiliation of Apartheid in South Africa to compete in one of the most dangerous of all sports: solo yacht racing around the globe - 27,000 miles, nine months at sea - in a yacht he designed and built himself.
Petersen turned barriers into solutions by never giving up. An award-winning author and the subject of a PBS documentary, Neal Petersen is a born storyteller - riveting, engaging, and captivating. He challenges audiences to find their treasures and use their experiences to navigate these difficult times to their advantage. Audience members are guaranteed to stay on the edge of their seats as he empowers them to excel in life, just as he has.