Samuel was born with a severe genetic bone disorder - has had countless broken bones, cannot walk, is 3 feet tall ........ and his story will change your life!
‘There is always a way’ to get things done. It may not be conventional but, ‘there is always a way’.. This is the creed of Samuel Gibson. Samuel is a speaker, business entrepreneur and adventurer. His quest for testing his boundaries has taken him to many parts of the world and enabled him to change his and other people's lives in the process. His amazing story has been documented on New Zealand television, design magazines and even in a children’s book, winning him the coveted "Attitude Enterprise Award" along the way.
Samuel was less than five minutes old when both his legs were broken by a well-meaning midwife. Sam was born with a genetic bone condition called Osteogenesis Imperfecta, or Brittle Bone Disease. He cannot walk, is 3 feet tall, yet considers himself lucky! His story is one you will never forget.
Growing up in a loving family environment, Samuel just wanted to be like all the other kids. He did what the other kids did even if it meant breaking a bone or two along the way. One thing for sure Samuel was not going to become a statistic. Not going to put his life on hold because of his Brittle Bone Disease.
The attitude he developed, the lessons he learnt and the obstacles he had to overcome along the way makes for a story that will make you laugh, make you cry and inspire you.
After a short time on the speaking circuit Samuel is making a huge impact. His story appeals to all audiences, he has addressed project managers, scientists, medical practitioners, corporate leaders, young leaders, service organisations and CEO's.
His life is testimony to his attitude. He is a Husband, Father, successful business entrepreneur and adventurer, but more importantly an example of how to overcome obstacles no matter how great.
Up next is a 300km running/wheeling mission with Lisa Tamati to raise money for another little boy with Brittle Bone Disease.