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TEDxUChicago 2011 - Mark Inglis - Turning Life's Headwinds Into Tailwinds

Between losing his legs at 23 years old due to frostbite and then going on to be the only double amputee to have stood on the roof of the world, the summit of Mount Everest, Mark has carved out careers as a scientist, a world recognised winemaker, business innovator, trekking guide and a leading International Motivator. Founding Trustee of Limbs4All Charitable Trust, over the last 6 years Mark has presented to over 100,000 youth across the world, inspiring them to embrace challenge, to develop the attitude to excel. About TEDx, x=independently organize event In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self- organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x=independently organized TED event. The TED Conference provides general guidance for the TEDx program, but individual TEDx events are self-organized.* (*Subject to certain rules and regulations)
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