No Arms, No Legs, No Problem!
Craig Dietz is a dynamic TEDx speaker who inspires and motivates audiences with his extraordinary life story of resiliency and determination. Despite being born without limbs, Craig is continuously seeking out new opportunities to challenge himself. He is currently a licensed attorney and in his spare time enjoys bowling, skiing, playing volleyball, hunting, fishing, jamming on his drums or tooling around the country in his van. Craig’s swimming accomplishments include the 4.4-mile Great Chesapeake Bay Swim, the Midmar Mile swim in South Africa and the 1.5-mile “escape” from Alcatraz swim. Craig currently resides in Harrisburg, PA, with his wife, Christy, and their dog, Rocco.
Craig’s clients always get a keynote address that is Inspirational, Educational and Entertaining. His message of resiliency in overcoming life’s many challenges is applicable to people of virtually any age, culture or occupation. Craig’s audiences learn that if you are accountable for your own life and willing to take control of your circumstances, you can accomplish anything you want both personally and professionally. Craig’s audiences also will discover the importance of humor and perspective in gaining personal and professional success. Everyone who hears his message will leave with a renewed appreciation for the gifts in their lives, and the determination to set more ambitious personal and professional goals for themselves.
Craig’s story has been featured by renowned sports columnist Rick Reilly, The Marie Osmond Show, Fox News and ESPN’s E:60. Professional organizations that have been personally inspired by Craig’s message of resiliency and determination include: Verizon Wireless, Highmark, Mosaic, Greer NC Chamber of Commerce, U.S. Probation Offices for the Middle District of FL and Western District of WI, National Agents Alliance, PA and TX Associations of Campground Owners, and Team Red, White & Blue.