“Michael Crossland is an extraordinary young man who has defied the odds of a life threatening cancer to build a life of exceptional achievements. An accomplished businessman and an elite sportsman, his life is a remarkable success.”
“Joany Badenhorst is an Australian Paralympian who was selected to compete in Para-snowboard cross at the 2014 Winter Paralympics in Sochi. She would have been the first female snowboarder to represent Australia at the Winter Paralympics, but was forced to withdraw from her event after suffering an injury to her left knee whilst training on the morning of the event.”
“In 2006 Sam’s life changed forever when he was involved in a major car accident which left him with an amputated right arm and permanent disability in his right leg. Sam went on to become one of the worlds most in demand global professional speakers. In 2013 Sam became an entrepreneur and built his training company which now runs events globally teaching how to master communication for influence.”
“… Sometimes you can think, ‘I don’t matter, and the problems that I have are just too big, and no one cares, and no one thinks I matter’. And you can feel really small, and your problems can feel really big.
But what Stand Tall is all about is making sure that you know you matter…”
Michael Crossland has confirmed he will be speaking at our #StandTall2019 event in Sydney back by popular demand! His impact this year was life-changing for students and teachers alike. We’re so excited to have him back!
We are thrilled for our amazing international Ambassador Derek Rabelo who has just completed formal training with his beautiful new addition to the family, Serena, a blonde labrador who will be his eyes wherever he goes on land. She will also fly beside Derek when he flies to Australia to visit schools in later this year and for the Champions Camp in January.