World Renowned Inspirational Speaker
W Mitchell is truly unstoppable. Having overcome two life-threatening and life-changing accidents just four years apart―the first a fiery motorcycle accident that left him disfigured and missing almost ten fingers, and the second a tragic airplane crash that left him a paraplegic―Mitchell’s extraordinary message about overcoming adversity, gathering courage and rallying determination has uplifted more than 30 million people around the world, inspiring audiences to shed self-imposed baggage and obstacles that prevent them from achieving their goals.
As a young man, Mitchell served as a US Marine and San Francisco cable-car grip-man. Following his accidents, he became an internationally acclaimed mayor; a successful business man who put thousands of people to work; a congressional nominee; and a highly respected environmentalist. He is also the author of the book, It’s Not What Happens to You, It’s What You Do about It.
His accomplishments have received recognition on Good Morning America, The Today Show, NBC Nightly News, Time magazine, USA Today, and many others, and he was the subject of a television special, Super Humans.