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World-Class Skier, Climber & Mountaineer

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 Eric Alexander Biography

Eric Alexander, skier, climber, and mountaineer is achieving his goals while playing an instrumental role in helping others to achieve their own. On May 25th 2001 Eric defied the odds and scaled Mt. Everest guiding his blind- friend Erik Weihenmayer to its lofty 29,035′ summit. In 2002 the pair traveled to Russia and climbed Mt. Elbrus at 18,500 ft, and again found success on Mt. Kosciusko, Australia –– two more of the seven summits (the highest points on each of the seven continents) notably the pair skied from the top of each of these latter two – making this the first-ever blind ski descents. Eric shares this inspirational story with audiences all over the country and when he is not traveling he teaches disabled skiers in Vail, Colorado and directs Adventures Beyond Limits, an organization that educates and encourages youth with disabilities in the outdoors.

Eric grew up in the Colorado Rockies and started climbing in his teens. He was a member of the University of Denver ski team, which led him to pursue work as a Ski Patrolman in Vail and in the French Alps, as well as instructing at Beaver Creek Resort. Eric has successfully climbed the highest point on six of the seven continents and led expeditions throughout Europe, North America, South America, the Himalaya and other mountainous regions of the globe.

Climbing has not always been without its trials. Eric reminds us of our humanity and demonstrates the courage it takes to succeed in climbing to the “top of the world”. Surviving a 150′ fall in the Himalayas on Mt. Amadablam in 2000 was just the beginning. Eric developed pulmonary edema and it became clear that he would need to be airlifted to safety. For eight months he struggled with pneumonia and was unable to train for Everest. Gaining inspiration from his team and his faith, Eric dared to dream once again and fought back to play an instrumental role in this historic ascent Today, Eric continues to climb and look for new challenges both personally and in the outdoors while challenging people to overcome the “Everests” in their own lives redefining the limits of what we can achieve.

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  • Trust

    Eric knows that to succeed as a team each individual on that team must be a person who is trustworthy and must also demonstrate the ability to trust those around them. Eric speaks of the extraordinary trust that the 2001 NFB Everest expedition shared and how it contributed, along with God's help to the success of safely reaching Mt. Everest's 29,035' summit.

  • Courage

    Dare to risk it all when the "experts" say the risk is too great. Eric speaks of moving forward in spite of our fears, stepping out in faith and courage to prove, as he says, "that we are the experts on ourselves." Demonstrating this courage Eric joined the Everest expedition after a nearly fatal accident climbing in the Himalayas the year before and showed his commitment to the team by not giving up. Eric shares that the task of climbing Everest in and of itself would require great courage, but to add that Eric would be guiding his blind friend to the summit would require far more.

  • Innovation

    It is innovation which leads to invention. This takes our small steps of progress and transforms them into giant leaps over time, turning what was once thought of as impossible to being totally plausible. The mountain had not changed nor did the route get easier. What had changed was our approach. It is on the way to the top, it is along the journey that we learn, grow, innovate, and adapt. Innovation, like wisdom, is just as those steps up the mountain; each one building on the one before it, the summation of which gets us to our goal.

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  • Eric Alexander

    Eric Alexander met Erik Weihenmayer (Erik W.) when Eric's ... On May 25, 2001, Eric and a team of 19 climbers made history when they climbed Mt. Everest, the ...

  • Eric Alexander to be Keynote Speaker for AFG Gala - Yahoo Finance

    On May 25th 2001 Eric defied the odds and scaled Mt. ... Eric Alexander, skier, climber, and mountaineer is achieving his goals while playing an instrumental ...

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Eric Alexander

World-Class Skier, Climber & Mountaineer

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Eric Alexander Biography

Eric Alexander, skier, climber, and mountaineer is achieving his goals while playing an instrumental role in helping others to achieve their own. On May 25th 2001 Eric defied the odds and scaled Mt. Everest guiding his blind- friend Erik Weihenmayer to its lofty 29,035′ summit. In 2002 the pair traveled to Russia and climbed Mt. Elbrus at 18,500 ft, and again found success on Mt. Kosciusko, Australia –– two more of the seven summits (the highest points on each of the seven continents) notably the pair skied from the top of each of these latter two – making this the first-ever blind ski descents. Eric shares this inspirational story with audiences all over the country and when he is not traveling he teaches disabled skiers in Vail, Colorado and directs Adventures Beyond Limits, an organization that educates and encourages youth with disabilities in the outdoors.

Eric grew up in the Colorado Rockies and started climbing in his teens. He was a member of the University of Denver ski team, which led him to pursue work as a Ski Patrolman in Vail and in the French Alps, as well as instructing at Beaver Creek Resort. Eric has successfully climbed the highest point on six of the seven continents and led expeditions throughout Europe, North America, South America, the Himalaya and other mountainous regions of the globe.

Climbing has not always been without its trials. Eric reminds us of our humanity and demonstrates the courage it takes to succeed in climbing to the “top of the world”. Surviving a 150′ fall in the Himalayas on Mt. Amadablam in 2000 was just the beginning. Eric developed pulmonary edema and it became clear that he would need to be airlifted to safety. For eight months he struggled with pneumonia and was unable to train for Everest. Gaining inspiration from his team and his faith, Eric dared to dream once again and fought back to play an instrumental role in this historic ascent Today, Eric continues to climb and look for new challenges both personally and in the outdoors while challenging people to overcome the “Everests” in their own lives redefining the limits of what we can achieve.

Eric Alexander Videos

  • Eric Alexander Meet Eric Alexander - YouTube
    Eric Alexander Speaker: Eric Alexander, world-class skier, climber, and mountaineer - is achieving his goals while playing an instrumental role ...
  • Eric Alexander - Embraceable You - YouTube
    Eric Alexander performs live at the Dirty Dog Jazz Cafe on April 22nd, 2017. Eric Alexander - Saxophone Harold Mabern - Piano John Webber ...
  • Keynote Speaker: Eric Alexander • Presented by SPEAK Inc ...
    Eric Alexander, skier, climber, and mountaineer is achieving his goals while playing an instrumental role in helping others to achieve their own.

Eric Alexander Books

Eric Alexander Speaking Topics

  • Trust

    Eric knows that to succeed as a team each individual on that team must be a person who is trustworthy and must also demonstrate the ability to trust those around them. Eric speaks of the extraordinary trust that the 2001 NFB Everest expedition shared and how it contributed, along with God's help to the success of safely reaching Mt. Everest's 29,035' summit.

  • Courage

    Dare to risk it all when the "experts" say the risk is too great. Eric speaks of moving forward in spite of our fears, stepping out in faith and courage to prove, as he says, "that we are the experts on ourselves." Demonstrating this courage Eric joined the Everest expedition after a nearly fatal accident climbing in the Himalayas the year before and showed his commitment to the team by not giving up. Eric shares that the task of climbing Everest in and of itself would require great courage, but to add that Eric would be guiding his blind friend to the summit would require far more.

  • Innovation

    It is innovation which leads to invention. This takes our small steps of progress and transforms them into giant leaps over time, turning what was once thought of as impossible to being totally plausible. The mountain had not changed nor did the route get easier. What had changed was our approach. It is on the way to the top, it is along the journey that we learn, grow, innovate, and adapt. Innovation, like wisdom, is just as those steps up the mountain; each one building on the one before it, the summation of which gets us to our goal.

FAQs on booking Eric Alexander

  • How to book Eric Alexander?

    Our booking agents have successfully helped clients around the world secure talent like Eric Alexander for both live and virtual events for over 15 years. The team at All American Entertainment represents and listens to the needs of organizations and corporations seeking to hire keynote speakers, celebrities or entertainers for speaking engagements, personal appearances, product endorsements, or corporate entertainment. Fill out a booking request form for Eric Alexander, or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to discuss your upcoming event. One of our experienced agents will be happy to help you get pricing information and check availability for Eric Alexander or any other celebrity of your choice.
  • How much does it cost to book Eric Alexander?

    Booking fees for Eric Alexander, or any other speakers and celebrities, are determined based on a number of factors and may change without notice. Pricing often varies between live and virtual events. Other factors that can affect speaker fees include the talent's schedule, market conditions, length of presentation, and the location of the event. The live and virtual event speaking fees listed on this website are intended to serve as a guideline only. In some cases, the actual quote may be above or below the stated range. For the most current fee to hire Eric Alexander, please fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536 to speak with an experienced booking agent.
  • Who is the agent for Eric Alexander?

    All American Entertainment has successfully secured celebrity talent like Eric Alexander for clients worldwide for more than 15 years. As a full-service talent booking agency, we have access to virtually any speaker or celebrity in the world. Our agents are happy and able to submit an offer to the speaker or celebrity of your choice, letting you benefit from our reputation and long-standing relationships in the industry. Fill out the booking request form or call our office at 1.800.698.2536, and one of our agents will assist you to book Eric Alexander for your next private or corporate function.
  • What is a full-service talent booking agency?

    All American Speakers is a "buyers agent" and exclusively represents talent buyers, meeting planners and event professionals, who are looking to secure celebrities and speakers for personal appearances, speaking engagements, corporate entertainment, public relations campaigns, commercials, or endorsements. We do not exclusively represent Eric Alexander or claim ourselves as the exclusive booking agency, business manager, publicist, speakers bureau or management for Eric Alexander or any other speaker or celebrity on this website. For more information on how we work and what makes us unique, please read the AAE Advantage.

Eric Alexander is a keynote speaker and industry expert who speaks on a wide range of topics . The estimated speaking fee range to book Eric Alexander for your event is $10,000 - $20,000. Eric Alexander generally travels from CO, USA and can be booked for (private) corporate events, personal appearances, keynote speeches, or other performances. Similar motivational celebrity speakers are Conrad Anker, Neal Petersen, Bonita Norris, Jordan Romero and Vince Poscente. Contact All American Speakers for ratings, reviews, videos and information on scheduling Eric Alexander for an upcoming live or virtual event.

Eric Alexander Speaker Videos

  • Eric Alexander Meet Eric Alexander - YouTube
    Eric Alexander Speaker: Eric Alexander, world-class skier, climber, and mountaineer - is achieving his goals while playing an instrumental role ...
    Eric Alexander - Embraceable You - YouTube
    Eric Alexander performs live at the Dirty Dog Jazz Cafe on April 22nd, 2017. Eric Alexander - Saxophone Harold Mabern - Piano John Webber ...
  • Keynote Speaker: Eric Alexander • Presented by SPEAK Inc ...
    Eric Alexander, skier, climber, and mountaineer is achieving his goals while playing an instrumental role in helping others to achieve their own.
    The Eric Alexander Quartet - "Everything Happens to Me" - YouTube

Eric Alexander Speaking Topics

  • Trust

    Eric knows that to succeed as a team each individual on that team must be a person who is trustworthy and must also demonstrate the ability to trust those around them. Eric speaks of the extraordinary trust that the 2001 NFB Everest expedition shared and how it contributed, along with God's help to the success of safely reaching Mt. Everest's 29,035' summit.

  • Courage

    Dare to risk it all when the "experts" say the risk is too great. Eric speaks of moving forward in spite of our fears, stepping out in faith and courage to prove, as he says, "that we are the experts on ourselves." Demonstrating this courage Eric joined the Everest expedition after a nearly fatal accident climbing in the Himalayas the year before and showed his commitment to the team by not giving up. Eric shares that the task of climbing Everest in and of itself would require great courage, but to add that Eric would be guiding his blind friend to the summit would require far more.

  • Innovation

    It is innovation which leads to invention. This takes our small steps of progress and transforms them into giant leaps over time, turning what was once thought of as impossible to being totally plausible. The mountain had not changed nor did the route get easier. What had changed was our approach. It is on the way to the top, it is along the journey that we learn, grow, innovate, and adapt. Innovation, like wisdom, is just as those steps up the mountain; each one building on the one before it, the summation of which gets us to our goal.

Eric Alexander News

  • Eric Alexander

    Eric Alexander met Erik Weihenmayer (Erik W.) when Eric's ... On May 25, 2001, Eric and a team of 19 climbers made history when they climbed Mt. Everest, the ...

  • Eric Alexander to be Keynote Speaker for AFG Gala - Yahoo Finance

    On May 25th 2001 Eric defied the odds and scaled Mt. ... Eric Alexander, skier, climber, and mountaineer is achieving his goals while playing an instrumental ...

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