CHRIS NORTON—MOTIVATIONAL SPEAKER

Chris suffered a severe spinal cord injury playing college football and was told he would never walk again. He defeated all odds and walked across the stage of his college graduation which inspired millions across the world.

Does your team, employees, organization, or students believe they hold the key to their success? Do they believe regardless of the obstacle they can persevere? Do they believe that despite a rapidly changing & competitive world that there are better opportunities if they are willing to evolve?

If they don’t, they will.

One moment, one idea, one speech can profoundly shape the future, which is why I bring to you

THE POWER TO STAND.

 

Chris’ Keynote Presentations are customized for every group. Examples include:

The Power To Stand (signature keynote):We all deal with change, no matter how big or how small, no matter who you are or where you come from. Life & work can alter quickly but that’s not what’s important… What is important is whether or not we will stand up. This keynote dives into the essence of what it takes to have The Power To Stand, how to persevere through the most challenging obstacles, and how to navigate change in life or work.

A Lasting Impact:Everyday we have the opportunity to be memorable and to make a lasting impact on clients, coworkers, communities, and frankly everyone we encounter. If you want to stand out from everyone else then you have to start doing what everyone else isn’t willing to do. You have to go above and beyond of what’s asked of you and do the unexpected. This keynote displays how no matter what job, position, or circumstance you are in you can make a lasting impact on the world.


ABOUT

Chris Norton has experienced the essence of change. He was knocked down. Hard.

In October 2010, a debilitating spinal cord injury left him with a 3 percent chance to regain feeling below his neck. Chris’ football career was over, and the injury threatened to take much more than his ability to move. It could have defined him. But Chris isn’t shaped by circumstance.

Chris stood up. With his unshakeable conviction, Chris walked again, and works tirelessly every day to regain his movement.

But Chris’ greatest feat of perseverance isn‘t the physical act of standing; it’s his attitude, his determination to shape himself in the face of adversity. That strength defines him.

THE POWER TO STAND.

upcoming events

Monday

August 28, 2017

ITA Group Showcase – Des Moines, IA

Tuesday

August 29, 2017

Midwest Speakers Bureau Showcase – Des Moines, IA

Tuesday

August 29, 2017

Upper Iowa University – Fayette, IA

previous speaking engagements

previous speaking engagements

Media

Various media and news outlets capture Chris as he shares his experiences and spreads his philosophy on The Power to Stand. He has been featured & made appearances on tv shows like Good Morning America, NBC Nightly News, FOX & Friends and featured internationally across the globe

In the News

Chris Norton graduates with the class of 2015 and walks across the stage to recieve his deploma with the assistance of his girlfriend and a standing ovation from the crowd. Photo by Aaron Lurth.

NBC News: This Paralyzed College Student Walked Across Stage at His Graduation

An Iowa college student left paralyzed after a sports injury during his freshman year thought he had little chance of ever regaining movement below his neck. Still, 23-year-old Chris Norton set a seemingly impossible goal: to walk across the stage at his graduation. …

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In the News

Convention speaker: Journey is more important than destination

I had heard of Chris Norton before I traveled to Des Moines last week for the annual Iowa Newspaper Association Convention. He was the Luther football player who had suffered a paralyzing injury in 2010, been given little chance to ever walk again yet walked across the stage …

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Discover Chris Norton’s moving story and inspiring perspective with
the power of faith when tragedy strikes.

Written by Chris and Terry Norton with a forward by legendary football coach Urban Meyer, The Power of Faith captures the tragedy of Chris’ circumstance and triumph of his perseverance. The autobiography includes interviews with Chris’ closest family and friends, as well as an introspection of his empowering philosophy. He will redefine your outlook on adversity, strength and resilience.

Experience Chris’ Story.
Experience The Power to Stand.

CLICK HERE TO ORDER AN EXCLUSIVE COPY OF THE POWER OF FAITH SIGNED BY CHRIS NORTON, THE MAN BEHIND THE POWER TO STAND.

Contact

 

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