Squash Falconer – Keynote Speaker

First British woman to Paraglide from the summit of Mont Blanc, Everest Summiteer

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Specialist Subjects

  • Lessons from Extraordinary Adventures
  • Leadership
  • Teamwork
  • Planning & Decision Making
  • Overcoming Adversity, Resilience & Changing Environments
  • Goal setting & Achieving
  • Mindset & High Performance


  • English


Squash Falconer was the First British woman to climb and paraglide from the summit of Mont Blanc having ridden there from the UK on her motorbike. She is a multi-record-breaking adventurer, mountaineer and speaker. When speaking to corporate and business audiences she shares her extreme adventures, from summiting Mount Everest to becoming the world’s highest ever bum boarder.

Mirroring real day-to-day workplace challenges, Squash involves each individual in the audience on a very personal level. Participants leave inspired, motivated and confident that they too can overcome anything and achieve their goals.

Squash holds claim to be the world’s highest ever bum boarder, a title she gained on Cho Oyu, an 8,201m peak, the 6th highest mountain in the world.
The elements essential to the success of her expeditions and goals include; teamwork, resilience, discipline, motivation and creative thinking. Being able to adapt in rapidly changing environments where decisions must be made under high pressure and still perform at the highest level are key components in the success of Squash’s remarkable endeavours.

In 2013 Squash completed a 3000mile journey on an ElliptiGO setting a new distance record for travel by Elliptical bicycle. She was also the European Women’s ElliptiGO Champion for three consecutive years.

Using film and TV to share her adventures Squash has self-shot many of her trips and received accolade for the short films she’s produced. BMW in Mexico invited Squash to co present a program where she travelled through Baja California on a motorbike. Then for a separate extreme adventure travel documentary she rode thousands of miles through South America on her BMW GS 800.

Booking Squash Falconer as a keynote speaker isn’t just getting motivation; it’s welcoming a living proof to human potential and resilience. With her, you’ll unlock insights into leadership, teamwork, goal setting and adaptability that will drive your organization to new heights. Squash Falconer exemplifies achievement and is here to ignite your team’s full potential.

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Lessons from Extraordinary Adventures

Becoming the First British Woman to Fly from Mt Blanc and Summiting Mt Everest

In today’s demanding business landscape, performance expectations are higher than ever. The ability to excel under pressure, make tough decisions, and innovate is crucial. In this captivating keynote presentation, Squash Falconer shares her journey from a farm girl with a penchant for adventure to achieving incredible feats. From recounting chilling moments on mountains, to taking calculated risks and jumping off them Squash reveals the genesis of her mountaineering endeavours and the unexpected path that led her to the summits, or not, in some cases.

Squash reflects on pivotal experiences and imparts lessons on teamwork, resilience, and unwavering determination—qualities essential across life’s spectrum and highly relevant to corporate challenges. Her journey unfolds as she takes the audience through thrilling mountaineering exploits. She shares the importance of crafting systems and rituals to reach goals, drawing parallels between this approach and business success. Squash’s account delves into the Everest expedition – an overwhelming endeavour that tested her physical and mental limits. The preparation, training, and team dynamics were key to her success. Her relentless determination to embrace challenges, no matter how daunting, is a recurring theme.

Her climbs signify the power of taking the first step and continuously moving forward, even in the face of uncertainty. She encourages leaning into discomfort, nurturing genuine connections within teams, and unapologetically pursuing audacious goals. Squash’s message motivates and inspires audiences to embrace discomfort, connect deeply, commit to relentless progress and achieve the extraordinary within themselves.

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