Tom's running journey was featured in:

15,000 miles through Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Taiwan, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Singapore, Scotland, England, Wales, Poland and the United States.


Through eye-opening, deeply personal and, at times, harrowing tales, in a professional and personal context, I articulate the case for honesty in personal identity within yourself. Then guide my audience on how to apply my experience of taking extreme challenges to everyday life and answer the most important questions people ask themselves:

"How do I make positive changes in my life that will allow me to flow easily through life, overcoming everything I put my mind to without any limitations from the past holding me back? What do I need to do to feel that I am in control and I can achieve anything I want in life?"

Tales Topics

What did I do to stay calm and find my way back when I got lost in the middle of nowhere at night, between the forest and the ocean, in a national park in Virginia.

Rainforests, oil palm plantations, poisonous snakes, crocodiles, the smell of killed animals in Borneo and how our brain responds to threats, both real and imagined.

Two simple techniques I used to keep from panicking and staying focused when I had to run 86 miles (138 km) through a forest in Cambodia in one day without a map.

Below are some of the organizations I have worked with: