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Alain Robert Speaker Profile
French rock and urban climber
"the French Spider-Man"
– Alain Robert Story
Alain Robert is famous in many countries for climbing 143 of the world's tallest buildings with his bare hands.
His career should have been bought to a premature end when he suffered terrible injuries in a fall at the age of 19. The fall left him 66% disabled.
Against all the odds and through his sheer determination and perseverance he overcame all these challenges to become the greatest climber who ever lived and achieved global success and considerable wealth.
On the Internet there are thousands on videos that show his many climbs. The majority of these videos have achieved millions of views.
Now famed worldwide he has become a powerful motivational and keynote speaker.
Alain speaks fluent French and English and has been working on the international corporate circuit giving motivational, keynote and after dinner talks.
His talks are spellbinding and he invariably receives standing ovations.
Alain Robert's autobiography, With Bare Hands, was first published in English in 2008. It features his development into a famous urban climber from his days as a child and gives a deep insight into his philosophy and how he managed to overcome his disabilities.
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2017 Nobel Prize Economics Science Winner
Charles R. Walgreen Distinguished Service Professor of Behavioral Science and Economics