Roger Crawford is the first and only person to be a United States Professional Tennis Association athlete and play a Division I college sport with a severe disability. Today, he is a motivational speaker, author, and is still a certified tennis professional.On center court, Sports Illustrated has recognized Crawford as “One of the most accomplished, physically challenged athletes in history!” He’s also the recipient of the ITA Achievement Award, presented by the International Tennis Hall of Fame.Now on center stage, Crawford is one of the most sought-after speakers in the world and has been inducted into the International Speaker Hall of Fame. He brings instant credibility and has the unique ability to connect with your audience. His message is authentic because he lives a “no excuses” mindset every day. Crawford’s presentations go beyond his inspirational story, focusing on helping your team break through self-imposed limitations and reach next-level success.Crawford is also a best-selling author whose books have been translated into 17 languages. Roger’s newest book, Playing to Win – How to Decrease Excuses and Increase Results, will empower readers to adapt, transform and win – no matter the circumstances!In addition to tennis, Crawford also excelled on the football field. During one particular game, the crowd in the stadium witnessed something they will never forget. He recovered a fumble and was bolting for the end zone when an opponent pulled his artificial leg off! Undaunted, he hopped over the goal line for a touchdown! If that story sounds familiar you’ve likely read the very first book in the Chicken Soup for the Soul series!Crawford’s most cherished award is having been inducted into the International Hall of Fame for People with Disabilities. He shares this honor with two of his lifelong heroes, Christopher Reeve and Helen Keller.Contact a speaker booking agent to check availability on Roger Crawford and other top speakers and celebrities.