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Stephen Koch      

Professional Speaker, Climber, Snowboarder & Mountain Guide

Stephen Koch is a professional speaker, climber, snowboarder and mountain guide and is a pioneer in the field of Snowboard Mountaineering, a term he coined. His list of alpine ascents and descents include some of the most notable firsts anywhere in the world, most of which have never been repeated. He is the first person to snowboard all the major Teton Peaks in Wyoming, and the first and only person to snowboard on all Seven Summits, the highest peak on each continent.

Koch draws the audience into his experiences on the world’s highest mountains through stunning imagery and riveting tales of adventure and courage.His triumphs and epic tales of survival are not only captivating, but offer the motivation for individuals to strive for their highest potential. He translates the skills he used to fuel himself on the Seven Summits into leadership, business and life skills.

His presentation, One Step Further, is a multimedia presentation offering a unique perspective on reaching your highest potential from one of the world’s great adventurers–featuring unforgettable stories and images from spectacular and remote locations.

Stephen has spoken to corporations, students of all ages, and a variety of clubs and organizations all over the world. His themes reach diverse audiences, and his presentations are tailored to meet client’s requirements. Customer satisfaction is his number one priority.

He encourages people to be more accountable for their own actions, to embrace effective teamwork by valuing the contribution of others and to push beyond their self-imposed limitations.


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Speech Topics

  • Attain Big Goals– Accomplish “the Impossible” Trust your instincts and build on experience Turn dreams into reality; how to plan, organize and execute Keep yourself and your team motivated and positive
  • Deal with Fear– What’s Your Avalanche? Turn fear into appropriate action Thrive outside your comfort zone What’s inside your head; maintain perspective
  • Adversity– Friend or Foe? Overcome obstacles, even against the odds Stay focused; persistence and perseverance Remaining patient under pressure
  • Ethics– Maintain Your Standards Discover what is important to you personally, and why Stay true to your values and have it work for your team/company

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