Author Archives: Chris

The Choice Is Yours

In this program designed specifically for corporate America, healthcare professionals, school administrators and other professional organizations, Chris talks about the power of choice in the workplace. With a compelling digital presentation full of inspirational photos from his own experience, Chris … Continue reading

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Yes, You Can!

Chris skinner was awarded the 2007 National Spinal Cord Injury Association’s Emerging Leader Award for a very good reason. After hearing Chris’ incredible story of overcoming devastating disabilities, thousand of disabled persons have been inspired to say,“Yes, I can!” Using … Continue reading

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The Ultimate Learning Experience

More than one million college, high school and junior high school students know why Chris Skinner’s The Ultimate Learning Experience is considered the most inspirational motivational message on the student circuit. Thousands of students have been moved to change their … Continue reading

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Virginia Governor Mark Warner in Radford University Commencement Address (May 3, 2003)

“You all know Chris Skinner. A couple of years back, he was in a terrible car accident. Just 700 yards from his destination, the car he was traveling in lost control and flipped over. The crash injured his spinal cord. … Continue reading

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Leadership Conference on Substance Abuse in Virginia Beach

“At the outset, I want to reiterate that yours was the most inspirational address I have ever heard, on any topic, given by anyone, regardless of age or title! You captivated all of us with your powerful message of self-responsibility, … Continue reading

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Red Ribbon Week, Drugs Don’t Work Campaign

“Calhoun and Gordon County, Georgia is still a buzz from the excitement of your message. We have heard many positive comments about your visit. Students went back to the classroom discussing the importance of making the right choices in life, … Continue reading

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Featured speaker at Cave Springs High School, Roanoke, VA

“It is my absolute pleasure to recommend Mr. Chris Skinner for your school’s next guest speaker. Chris is an amazing young man who will simply energize your students to make better decisions in life.” “Chris was a speaker for us … Continue reading

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Featured speaker at Radford University

“Chris Skinner is an exceptional young man who has a lot to say to college students and other young adults. His story is one of courage and perseverance. Chris takes a tragic accident and transforms it into a story of … Continue reading

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Featured speaker at Norfolk Collegiate School, Norfolk, VA

“I can’t begin to tell you what a huge impact Chris had on our students! SO MANY students and teachers have told me that Chris really touched them and made them think. I’ve never seen our students so attentive in … Continue reading

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Responses from Parents…

“My boys were both very moved by the morning’s assembly. In fact all my b-ball carpool boys said that it was the best assembly they had ever attended. My son went up afterwards and spoke briefly with Chris to thank … Continue reading

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