The world’s fastest blind man is no easy title to gain, but one that Steve Cunningham has achieved through resilience and determination. After losing his sight as a child, sports and adrenaline junkie, Steve, has overcome every barrier in his way to breaking the boundaries placed on him by his disability. From sky to sea, there are few adventures Steve is yet to pursue making him one of the most captivating and motivational virtual speakers on the circuit.
Dreams of professional football and fast cars were ripped from Steve when he was only twelve years old and lost his eyesight. Going completely and irreversibly blind at such a young age could have been the end of all of Steve’s dreams, however, he developed a mental strength, resilience and work ethic second to none, which has since allowed him to achieve every ambition he targets.
From rebuilding his life without vision to becoming the world’s first blind pilot, Steve took to the skies after succeeding in setting both the world blind land speed record and the world offshore powerboat record. As an avid footballer, Steve worked alongside professionals at Aston Villa to navigate the pitch without sight and became so skilled he joined the England blind football team at the World Cup and competed with the England blind cricket team, a testament to his commitment.
As a speaker audience are inspired by Steve’s remarkable life story, to pursue their own dreams and overcome barriers in their personal and professional lives. Additionally, Steve discusses the impact of mental health on success and how to adopt a positive attitude and preserve in challenging times, a theme that resonates at virtual events.
Steve Cunningham is regularly booked to engage audiences at virtual events, read their latest feedback below:
“The comments and feedback about Steve’s session via the conference app has been overwhelming. He is such an inspiration and delegates were commenting on the app all weekend about the impact his presentation had on them.” – Tina, Sapphire
“He was fantastic and everyone loved him and we were all very inspired afterwards.” – Toni, Hasbro