In January 1999, Jamie survived for five days at the summit of an Alpine mountain while a storm raged and temperatures dropped to minus 30 degrees Celsius. Suffering from hypothermia and severe frostbite, he was nevertheless still conscious when he was rescued by the French Mountain Rescue Service who arrived tragically only hours too late to save his climbing partner.
Ten days after his rescue, Jamie Andrew’s hands and feet, damaged beyond repair by the frostbite, were amputated. Three months after his quadruple amputation, Jamie emerged from hospital, walking on prosthetic legs and having relearned to manage everyday tasks like feeding, washing, and dressing himself.
Fearless speaker Jamie Andrew defied all expectations by then learning to ski, snowboard, sail, and paraglide, as well as running the London marathon and returning to climb once again the mountains that he loves so much. He has since run more marathons, completed Ironman triathlons, and climbed challenging mountains worldwide, raising tens of thousands of pounds for charity. In 2012, Jamie was awarded an OBE for services to charity.
Jamie’s presentations are hugely valuable for businesses. Drawing on his experience as a mountaineer, the challenges he faced when he lost his hands and feet, and the strength he found within himself in rebuilding his life, our speaker Jamie Andrew covers numerous concepts that are directly applicable to the business world.
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