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Gregory Burns    

Three-Time Paralympian and Artist Inspiring Audiences to Embrace Challenges and Creativity

Gergory Burns has spoken before audiences of up to 3,500, he has shared his life's experiences, moulding his unique message so as to address the specific needs of his listeners.

Though diagnosed with polio at the age of ten months, Burns has not allowed the disease to darken the colors of his life or palette.

"While Kennedy was President, by an interesting twist of fate, I was able to swim in the White House pool in Washington D.C. where I took my first swimming lessons and played Cowboys and Indians with the secret service. This was also the time when my creative streak led me to experiment with my mother’s red lipstick on the walls of our whitewashed townhouse." In 2000, while visiting former President Bill Clinton at the White House with fellow Olympians and Paralympians.

In a world where sports and the arts often seem so very far apart, Gregory Burns proves daily that the two can co-exist on the highest levels. Mr. Burns is a world champion swimmer who has won gold medals and broken world records in the three last Paralympic Games.

He is also a world-class contemporary artist, whose paintings and exhibitions have received attention from former presidents in both America and Singapore and sponsorship from the likes of Rolex, Nike, DHL and BMW.

By compiling background information, Mr. Burns ensures that his talks are crafted around the theme and messages of his client's conferences. As such, he works closely with conference organisers in order to address the specific objectives of the conference.

It is Mr. Burns' ambition to inspire and motivate his audiences to achieve their goals and be the best that they can be.

Besides bringing a motivational message to his listeners, he encourages audiences to look towards their inner strengths, whatever they may be.

As a motivational speaker, Gregory Burns has spoken throughout the USA and Asia before a variety of audiences including numerous multinational corporations, schools and private organisations.


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