He will take you and your audience on a journey covering topics such as:
Willem said this five years ago, after he ended up in a wheelchair due to a motorbike accident. He talks about the journey he makes to realize his biggest dream; Kitesurfing on the waves of the South African coast. But is that even possible, with paralyzed legs?
He regularly hears that his plans are not realistic. Kitesurfing is too difficult to learn and the risks too big for someone in a wheelchair. Furthermore, there are no suitable surf materials on the market. But Willem is determined:
“After my motorbike accident I had to let go of many things, but one thing I could not and did not want to accept; the thought of never being able to surf again. I decided to take on this challenge and make my dream come true.”
Today Willem is a professional kitesurfer within the international team of Slingshot Kite and is a team rider for Wind Voyager. He travels all over the world to kitesurf and inspire many to reach their maximum potential in life. “If you really want something, a lot is possible. Dare to dream, no wave is too high!”
Through his motivational talks Willem inspires others to look at change in a positive way. It is a personal story about achieving goals, chasing dreams and dealing with setbacks. A story that sticks with you.
Would you like to book Willem as a speaker for your company or event or would you like more information?
The book ‘Geen golf te hoog’ is currently only available in Dutch.
Are you interested in ordering multiple copies of the book? Please contact Willem through the contact form. Willem will sign them personally for you if you order five copies or more.