Chris Moon

The World's First Amputee Ultra-Distance Runner

How to hire Chris Moon

Contact the Champions Speakers agency to provisionally enquire about Chris Moon for your event today. Simply call a booking agent on 0207 1010 553 or email us at [email protected] for more information.

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Chris' official speaking topics are listed below.

  • Motivation and inspiration
  • Health, safety and risk
  • Leadership and teamwork
  • Change management
  • Overcoming adversity
  • Diversity and inclusion

"Chris brings out key values that contribute to success in any environment." - Royal Bank of Scotland

“Chris is truly an inspirational speaker. His positivity is infectious.”- IBM

“Your impeccable blend of humor, reflection, realism and brutal honesty was a perfect mix. It really captured the imagination of the audience and invigorated a positive mental attitude.” - Ricoh

“Chris Moon received the highest ratings given to an external speaker.” - Bank of Scotland

“In terms of a process of implementing change, and learning to live with change, I cannot imagine a more compelling presentation than Chris Moon’s.” - Danske Bank

“Chris Moon received the highest ratings given to an external speaker.” - Bank of Scotland

  • 2000 - Became one of only 12 people to cross Death Valley on foot
  • 1999 - Awarded the Snowden Special Award for leadership and help to the disabled 
  • 1999 - Published One Step Beyond 
  • 1999 - Became the first amputee to complete the Badwater Death Valley Ultra-marathon 
  • 1999 - Ran the length of Cambodia 
  • 1998 - Received the US Centre for Disability and PALM international leadership award
  • 1997 - Ran 200km with the Australian army to assist mine victims 
  • 1997 - Became the world's first amputee runner to complete the Marathon De Sables 
  • 1996 - Awarded an MBE 
  • 1993 - Joined HALO to work clearing mines in Africa and Asia 
  • Served in the British Army for three years 
  • Survived being kidnapped by the Khmer Rouge