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Canadian Paralympic athlete Rick Hansen has dedicated his adult life to removing barriers from the paths of people with disabilities. Hansen, a polished public speaker, shares intimate details from his life, and his passionate oration not only raises awareness of the needs of people with disabilities but instills all listeners – disabled and able-bodied alike – with hope. getAbstract recommends Hansen’s inspiring speech to human resources professionals, as well as to anyone overcoming adversity – be it a physical, psychological, emotional or other barrier.

In this summary, you will learn

  • How an accident transformed Rick Hansen’s life,
  • How he learned to live with his ensuing disability and
  • How you can help make the world a more inclusive place.

About the Speaker

Rick Hansen is CEO of the Rick Hansen Foundation. During his 1985 Man in Motion World Tour, Hansen pushed his wheelchair 40,000 km [25,000 miles] around the world to raise awareness of people with disabilities.



As a boy, Rick Hansen loved sports and dreamed of representing Canada at the Olympic Games. At age 15, a car crash shattered his spine, leaving him unable to walk. Hansen was crushed. He felt as though he had lost his independence and viewed his wheelchair as a symbol of disability. However, Hansen ...

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