Tony is one of the world’s leading inspirational/motivational speakers. He is humorous, Bold and straight talking as he takes you on a journey and brings you his amazing story.
He tells of the adversity he has faced since the age of nine when a horrific railway accident left him with exceptional challenges. Although it was a tragic thing that happened, Tony has never allowed it to slow him down in anyway in fact he has achieved more in his life so far than most of us would dare to even try.
- A successful businessman
- A best selling author
- A qualified lifeguard
- An Olympic gold medalist in shot put, discus, and javelin
- Holds a second degree black belt in tae kwon do.
- A race car champion
- A qualified pilot creating New Zealand aviation history
- A qualified scuba diver
- And against all odds Tony climbed Mt Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest mountain
Tony finds delight in every living moment and shares his passion and enthusiasm with audiences around the world.
In constant demand as a keynote speaker to corporations and conferences he has presented in most countries around the world leaving audiences’ with an insight of what can be achieved with determination, belief, and a burning desire to succeed in life and accept each and every challenge life throws at us.
“What a motivator!!! You are the speaker who entertains and I congratulate you on your wonderful talk.” Dynamic Development
“You just keep getting better and better! Not only do you a real story to tell and the ability to tell it in a way that reaches every audience, but you also have the scores on the board to show it’s how we respond to things that affect us that really matters” Dr. Neil Flanagan, International best selling author
“I was very impressed with your openness and honesty. The way you were able to convey your strong personal values in such simple yet effective terms, centred around personal experiences, certainly proved both entertaining and thought provoking. You have an important message that needs sharing.” Westpac
“Tony is a true inspiration and had the audience hooked on every word.” Commonwealth Bank
“Tony spoke at our Queenstown Conference in 2001 and he was a big hit then. Again, he had the audience eating out of his hand - his presentation style, his story and his recent climbing of Mt Kilimanjaro are very inspiring and he’s such an approachable, friendly bloke. Again, the right style and culture for our group.” CRT
“Tony was great, the audience were very receptive to his message. I provide an extract from a closing poem from the Chairman of the Advisory Board : ...’And just remember Tony as you prepare to leave You can do absolutely anything - all you have to do is believe! Attitude is everything - you can never ever buy it What a life he’s living - put it out there and he’ll defy it!” Guardian Pharmacy
"Tony is an outstanding speaker. his presentation was humorous, insightful and motivational" Totalspan Buildings