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Todd Huston        

Professional Inspirational Speaker; CEO Love Leadership Institute; Author; Host of Love Leaders Podcast; World Record Holder

Todd Huston was in a near fatal accident (he died twice) when his legs got caught in the propeller of a boat at age 14. His life radically changed. He eventually had his right leg amputated at age 21 while awake on the operating table. Todd later became a psychotherapist in Southern California helping others overcome their physical and mental challenges. But Todd was not all talk, he took his inspirational message worldwide by attempting the impossible by being the first leg amputee to climb the highest elevation in each of the 50 states while also becoming the only disabled person in the world to break an able body world record in a sport. He shattered the climbing record by 35 days!

Todd has appeared in thousands of newspapers and other media outlets throughout the world. His autobiography, "More Than Mountains-The Todd Huston Story," was published and a movie screenplay has been written about his life. He has received numerous awards, including Ten Outstanding Young Americans, Henry Iba Citizenship Award, Energizer Hall of Fame and the Red Cross Everyday Hero Award.

Todd is a positive and dynamic speaker with over 20 years experience professionally speaking for corporations, associations, education and religious groups. He tells his amazing story with a multi-media presentation that will inspire your audience to face their challenges and show them how to overcome their challenges, so they can have personal and professional success.

Your audience will never forget the impact of Todd's presentation and they will pass the story on to inspire others.

Speech Topics

More Than Mountains: How to Overcome Any Challenge

With this powerful keynote presentation, Todd motivates and inspires anyone to believe they can overcome life’s many challenges.This presentation centers around Todd’s boating accident at age 14 where he “died” twice, had his leg amputated and then did the Summit America Expedition, Todd’s world record mountain climb of the highest elevation of each state with only one leg. He uses awe-inspiring slides and stories from his life and expedition. You will travel to the highest mountains of North America, including the 20,302-foot Mt. McKinley. His talk will have your audience laughing and crying through real life challenges. They will leave with insight and inspiration to overcome their individual challenges by finding the opportunity in every challenge.

Inspirational/Motivational; Adults (Can be modified for teens and children), Keynote Presentation; Business, Associations, Organizations, Educational and Religious.

Don’t Stress: The Ultimate Stress Management Program for Decreasing Stress and Increasing Happiness and Productivity at Work and At Home

This highly-interactive, highly-customized program teaches concepts and techniques to help audience members better manage personal and professional stress.

Todd was selected to write and teach this program to healthcare workers, employees and customers of a large hospital organization. This talk can also be used as a workshop when hiring Todd as your meeting's keynote speaker.

Some of the broad goals for this program include:

  • Reducing employee absenteeism and doctors' visits caused from stressReducing on-site conflict that causes safety violations and work related hazards.
  • Decreasing the cost of health care by decreasing the amount of sick days workers have to take along with helping them understand how to live healthier, stress reduced lives.
  • Decreasing mental and psychological illness while creating a safer work environmentIncreasing productivity, performance, and communication effectiveness on the job.
  • Showing employees simple steps they can use to increase their health and wellness at work and at home


Do It: Todd Huston to speak at RSD
For the past several weeks students at the Rochester School for the Deaf have been building models of mountains: Mauna Kea; Mt. Denali; Mt. Marcy and Mt. Whitney....

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