Chad Hymas didn’t let a work accident stop him but he offers a cautionary tale of safety and care. His energetic presentation inspires all who hear it and leaves people wanting to get started on implementing changes.
He has an authentic approach and practical humour. Chad was named by The Wall Street Journal one of the 10 Most Inspirational People in the World.
His life changed at 27 years old when a 2,000-pound bale of hay shattered his neck, leaving him a quadriplegic. He became an example of what is possible.
Chad is a best-selling author, president of his own communications company, and recognized world-class wheelchair athlete. In 2003, Chad set a world record by wheeling his chair from Salt Lake City to Las Vegas.
He served as president of the National Speakers Association Utah chapter and is a member of the elite Speakers Roundtable.
Chad travels as many as 300,000 miles a year, captivating and entertaining audiences around the world. He has graced the stage of hundreds of professional and civic organizations, including Wells Fargo, Blue Cross Blue Shield, AT&T, Rainbird, IHC, American Express, Prudential Life, Vast FX, and Merrill Lynch.