Jason is an international keynote speaker who inspires and teaches audiences how to transform their Dreams into Reality. He is an author and the subject of a full-length documentary. The BBC, Today Show, Forbes and NPR are just some of the media outlets that have reported on his accomplishments. Jason has been a Paralympian on Team USA and placed 4th at the Paralympic World Marathon Championships in 2015. He holds 15 world records in ultra-running and mountain biking, has completed the Badwater Ultramarathon (135 miles in Death Valley in July), Spartathlon (153 miles from Athens to Sparta), the Puerto Rico 150+ (183
1ST & ONLY BLIND PERSON TO RUN ACROSS AMERICA
3,063 miles | 59.5 days | 51.5 miles per day
miles across Puerto Rico), three IronMan Triathlons and the epic "Leadman Challenge" (a series of running and mountain biking events in Leadville, Colorado). In addition to his athletic pursuits, he has been an attorney and business executive holding the positions of General Manager for General Electric where he ran a $400 million dollar division. He has also been a VP of Global Operations for a Fortune 100 company and the CEO of a non-profit that helps children with Autism. He is best known for being is the 1st and only blind person to run across America, and his run still ranks as one of the top 10 fastest crossings in history (less than 300 people have crossed America on foot).
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