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Chad Hymas Keynote Speaker for Women's Forum
Chad Hymas is hailed by the Wall Street Journal as “one of the hardest-working inspirational speakers”. This year Hymas will be speaking at the Women’s Forum in Kanab on Saturday, March 19.
If there is one thing constant in our personal and professional lives, it is change! In an era of unprecedented change and constant challenges, Chad Hymas is in high demand as an inspirational speaker.
Traveling to businesses and organizations worldwide, he speaks as many as 150 times a year sharing his message of achieving the unachievable, reaching the unreachable, and soaring higher than you ever thought possible.
Hymas’ life instantly changed on April 3, 2001, when a falling one-ton bale of hay broke his neck. He was pronounced a quadriplegic, paralyzed from the chest down with limited function of his arms and hands.
However, his dreams were not paralyzed that day, as he will tell you! Hymas is president of his own communications company, and travels the world motivating and inspiring many public and civic organizations.
Hymas is a worldclass wheelchair athlete playing basketball, full contact quad rugby, and he races marathons. In July of 2003, he set a new world record by wheeling a personal marathon of over 500 miles from Salt Lake City to Las Vegas. In 2003, he was also one of two recipients in the state of Utah to receive the Superior Civilian Award.
Hymas is married, and he and wife Shondell are the proud parents of three children. They currently reside in Rush Valley, Utah, on a 200-acre wildlife preserve.
His message is inspiring! His experiences are amazing! So get ready to soar as Chad will tell you, “Who Needs Legs, When You Have Wings?”
Please join us for the exciting opportunity to personally meet this man of inspiration, and be touched by his amazing story.
Advance tickets are available for purchase at these local retailers: Honey’s Marketplace, Glaziers Family Market, and Canyon Book and Supply. Tickets for the Women’s Forum are $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Hymas will be available for a book signing following the keynote address.