Colin O'Brady

The impossible first

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The Impossible First

On Dec. 26, 2018 Colin became the first person in history to cross Antarctica solo, unsupported and unaided. A 932-mile expedition in 54 days. A WORLD FIRST.

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About Colin

Colin O’Brady is a 4-time world record holder and one of the world’s best endurance athletes. Colin is regarded as a foremost expert on mindset and a highly sought after keynote speaker. Colin isn’t your typical pro athlete despite his unmatched athletic accomplishments - a world first solo crossing of Antarctica, summiting Mt. Everest, and setting three prestigious mountaineering world records - and he has done it all after overcoming a devastating accident to prove that anything is possible.


Colin at TED

Colin’s TEDx talk “Change Your Mindset, Achieve Anything” has over 1.5 million views.


Praise for Colin's Speaking


“He had our leaders on the edge of their seats in rapt attention. If you want your team dreaming of taking on seemingly impossible challenges, Colin’s message does the trick.”

– Cara Stein, SVP, Chief Talent Officer, NBCUniversal

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"Inspiring on so many levels."

– Mark Parker, CEO, Nike


“Colin is exceptional. Even though he's accomplished extraordinary things, his vulnerability makes him human and this makes people feel that they can pursue their own potential."

– Roy Baladi, Head of Marketplace, Smart Recruiters


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