Damien Rider is an Author, Multiple World Record Ultra Adventure Athlete, Creator of One Breath Meditation – Cold Immersion Meditation and Global Motivational Speaker. Recognised for his International humanitarian work and physical feats as speaker in TED talk Asia and US, plus featured baton barer during the 2018 Commonwealth Games and as a keynote speaker in Australia for the Royal Commission responses into Institutionalised Sexual Child Abuse. His work and dedication has lead him to become a respected Wellness and Mindset Specialist and Coach globally. Always finding the positive in everything in life, he has an undeniable resilience to keep moving forward. He continues to test and challenge himself to discover what is possible mentally and physically sharing his discoveries with others.
Imagine paddling solo, 800km for 17 days, in the most shark-infested summer Australia has ever seen. Skateboarding 4000km for 56 days along the length of Route 66, through the scorching Mojave Desert (at 55 degree heat) for 24 hours non-stop. Pushing a 3 tonne Pick-Up truck following the coastline on the Gold Coast Highway for 28km. All after being told it was impossible. How one can get to a point where your body shuts down before your mind is ready to stop, and all for a reason much bigger than the challenges themselves.
For International Endurance Athlete and World Record Breaking Damien Rider, this is part of his daily life.
KEEP MOVING FORWARD
The challenges are a way for Damien Rider to show people the tools to be able to Breathe, Accept, Adapt and Keep Moving Forward through adversity. founder of PACA – Paddle Against Child Abuse and proudly created the first Child Abuse Awareness Week for Australia and Thailand. , Damien has travelled the world and processed his intuitive survival tools to now be able to share these tools with others.