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For over 20 years, Roger Crawford has been serving up grand slam programs to audiences throughout the world. As a professional speaker, he works with organizations that want to achieve success despite the obstacles, in order to inspire a winning attitude towards work and life. Sports Illustrated calls him one of the most accomplished physically challenged athletes in the world.
Mr. Crawford became the first and only athlete with four impaired limbs to compete in an NCAA Division One college sport, and to be certified by the United States Professional Tennis Association. As a result of his athletic accomplishments, he was inducted into the Loyola-Marymount University Athletic Hall of Fame.
As a professional speaker, Mr. Crawford was awarded the distinguished CPAE Speaker Hall of Fame designation. This is a lifetime honor for speaking excellence presented by the National Speakers Association. And, for achieving outstanding success regardless of the barriers, he was inducted into the National Hall of Fame for Persons With Disabilities.
Roger Crawford's life affirming story was featured in the original Chicken Soup for the Soul series. He has been a featured guest on Larry King Live, Good Morning America, Inside Edition, and has been profiled in well known publications such as USA Today, Tennis magazine, and Men's Fitness magazine. He was also featured in the Emmy Award winning television movie, "In a New Light."
As a successful author, Mr. Crawford's inspiring road to victory is detailed in his autobiography, Playing From The Heart. And in his second book, How High Can You Bounce?, he demonstrates the power of resiliency.
A recognized champion on and off the tennis court, Roger Crawford is a living example that all of us have the capacity to achieve.
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