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Inspire your organization to achieve great accomplishments with polar explorer Aaron Linsdau. Using the drama of extreme exploration, he shows audiences how to maintain a positive attitude in the face of overwhelming adversity by using stories from his world record expedition to the South Pole in Antarctica.

Your team will take away an understanding of how to persevere through the toughest conditions on the planet and apply them to their challenges. Audience members will learn how to build resilience through Aaron’s approach. They will have a new vision of how to become a peak performer to overcome adversity. He speaks on resilience, courage, attitude, risk, and safety.

Speech programs & takeaways

  • How to overwhelm challenges with attitude positivity
  • The secret ingredients of grit and courage to build resilience
  • What it takes to persevere through the toughest of times
  • Safety is a mindset and an attitude

Aaron’s program is a must-see talk if you want to obtain powerful results. Maximize the individual performance of team members and leaders to reach your organization’s goals.

My Background

Solo ski to the South Pole

Solo climbing attempts on Denali

Climbed Kilimanjaro

Winter expeditions in Yellowstone

Greenland Arctic expedition

Bachelor's and Master's degrees


Aaron did a fantastic talk. He communicated very well back and forth leading up to and through the event.
—Adrian Hackett, CEO and Scout Executive of the West Tennessee Boy Scout Council


“I’ve had many people come to me after the presentation and let me what a great job Aaron did. He was pleasant to work with, easy to work with, and very positive. I absolutely would recommend Aaron as a speaker.”
Julie Hopkins, Mineral Management Specialist, Salmon-Challis National Forest, US Forest Service

“Aaron did an awesome job with the presentation. Aaron gave real-life practicality to an expedition that probably none of us will ever be on, but we all can learn from it. Aaron did a great job.”
—Susie Blair, Branch Librarian, Valley of the Tetons Library


“With the video that Aaron presented, and the obstacles that he faced, we face challenges in everyday life and that we should never give up—it was the message we really wanted him to emphasize during the training. Aaron’s message was exactly what we needed for our retreat. Yes I would recommend Aaron as a speaker.”
—Miranda Bear, Human Resources Officer, Business Center, O’Chiese First Nation, Alberta, Canada

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Jackson, Wyoming


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Aaron Linsdau is a polar explorer who set the world record for the longest expedition to the South Pole.

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