The World’s Greatest Blind Athlete. Craig Has Taken One Of Life’s Greatest Blows – The Total Loss Of Sight – And Turned It Into A Tower Of Inspiration That He Shares All Over The World.
The story of Craig MacFarlane is unique and inspirational. He lost his sight but relies on his inner vision to give him enlightenment. He promotes persistence and perseverance for those attending to achieve their goals.
He suffered a tragedy at 2 years old but had an athletic career and a 35-year as an international keynote speaker and business advocate.
Craig will give you the tools you need to overcome any obstacles you perceive to be in your way. Most of all, he will inspire you to raise the bar in your own life to make success, and happiness, reality, on your own terms.
Craig has won 103 gold medals in a variety of sports: wrestling, track and field, snow-skiing, and water-skiing. By the age of 19, three documentaries had aired on National Television throughout Canada, depicting Craig and his numerous accomplishments. All these achievements are impressive. They become formidable when you consider that he’s done everything without the benefit of his sight.
It has been said that Craig simply moves from standing ovation to standing ovation. Along the way he might make you cry and he will always make you laugh. He will certainly make you think. Without a doubt, before he’s done, he will definitely challenge you.
Craig’s stories, starting with the tragic tale of the accident that left him totally blind at the age of two, will pull at your heart strings while boosting your adrenaline as he holds you on the edge of your seat. You’ll hear about failures and successes from a most exceptional perspective. You’ll marvel in disbelief at how much can be accomplished in the face of such a devastating injury. You’ll be humbled as you come to realize that this man made his dream of a successful life in the normal world a reality, while reducing total blindness to just a minor inconvenience.
You will come to see the principles of success in a whole new light as Craig illuminates the lessons of he learned and how he applied them in the most effective and practical ways to reach his goals time after time.
Ultimately, Craig’s message is always about you. You will be brought face to face with your own “Inner Vision.” The simple power of Craig’s stories will leave you searching for a greater understanding of yourself. You will realize, guided by the principles that Craig shares with crystal clarity, that you have no excuses for not raising the bar in your life to whatever level you aspire.
At the end of your time with Craig you will be filled with a desire to take charge and take action. You will be powered by the confidence that you can overcome any “minor inconvenience”, no matter how huge, and live a happy, successful life on your terms.
“Your opening one-hour address was one of joy sprinkled with a little sadness. It made everyone quietly reflect on their own lives measured against yours and served as a huge motivator for what lies ahead for us both personally and professionally.”
“Please feel free to use this letter as a reference with any of your potential clients. Any corporation or organization that is going through a tough period would be wise to consider allowing you to spend a few minutes telling your story. I know it made a difference for us at Coca-Cola just by listening to the buzz at the conclusion of the meeting.”
“I have received numerous e-mails congratulating me on the success of our meeting almost all of which mentioned the success of choosing our closing speaker, Craig MacFarlane.”
“You really did a great job of taking some of our key issues and weaving them into your presentation. It was very professionally done!”
Town of Markham