Kevin’s Accomplishments

  • Internationally-Acclaimed Motivational Speaker
    Named one of the TOP 100 Motivational Speakers in America
  • Former Senior Member on the President’s Council on Physical Fitness & Sports (PCPFS)
  • Appointed by Presidents Bill Clinton and George Bush to serve on the PCPFS
  • International Ambassador on Health and Wellness
  • Actor – Author – World Champion Athlete
  • Named “The Greatest All-Around Wheelchair Athlete in the World”
  • Worked with Kansas State University football team as motivational coach during what was to become known as the “greatest turnaround in college football history”

Athletic Accomplishments

Kevin Saunders has won hundreds of medals in international competition.

1983 – 2014 to (Present)Gold, Silver and Bronze Medalist. Over 700 races run and Track and Field competitions in U.S. and around the world.


2014Winner Conoco Phillips Rodeo Run – Houston, TX


2014Winner Miracle Match Half Marathon – Waco, Texas


2014Winner Houston Aramco Half Marathon – USA Track & Field Half Marathon Championships – Houston, TX
2014 Aramco Half Marathon


1989 to 1992“Greatest All Around Wheelchair Athlete in the World”


1986 to 1992 – Multiple World Record Holder Pentathlon.


2010Winner Chevron Aramco Half Marathon Winner.


2010Winner Conoco Phillips Rodeo Run 5K


2009Winner Conoco Phillips Rodeo Run 5K


2009Silver Chevron Aramco Half Marathon – Houston, TX


2008Gold Winner Chevron Aramco Half Marathon


2008Gold Winner Conoco Phillips Rodeo Run 5K Winner


2007Gold, Won the City celebration 5K & 2K runs


2006 – Pushed through portions of 5 countries in Europe promoting Health and Fitness


2005Gold, Won the City celebration 5K & 2K runs


2004 – Pushed over 2,500 miles across America USA Tour promoting Health & Fitness


2003Gold, Won the City celebration 5K & 2K runs


2002Gold, Won the Corpus Christi 10K, Corpus Christi, TX


2001Gold, Won the Downs celebration 5K & 2K runs


2000Gold, Winner in in the Midwest 10K championships


1999Gold, Won the Corpus Christi Marathon, Corpus Christi, TX


1998Gold, Won the Downs celebration 5K & 2K runs


1997 – Peachtree 10K Road Race, Atlanta, GA Top 10 finisher Masters


1996Gold Medalist Qualified for Paralympics Trials in Staunton, Virginia


1995 – Peachtree 10K Road Race, Atlanta, GA Top 10 finisher Masters


1994Gold, The Woodlands Marathon, The Woodlands, Texas


1993 – Presented the “Torch of Freedom Award” given to the Year’s “OUTSTANDING SPORTS FIGURE OR TEAM WITH A DISABILITY”


1992Gold Medalist, Wheelchair Pentathlon, 1992 Paralympic Games in Barcelona, Spain


1992Gold, World record Paralympics Trials for Barcelona, Spain


1992Gold Medalist, Paralympics Trials in Salt Lake City, Utah, World Record


1991Gold, Won “Outstanding athlete of the National Wheelchair Games,” Winning most medals


1991Gold Medalist, Wheelchair Pentathlon, Victory Games, Paralympics Trials in Long Island, New York


1991Gold Medalist, Wheelchair Pentathlon, World Track and Field Championships in Stoke Mandeville, England, World Record


1990Gold Medalist, Won 5 Gold Medals in Track & Field competition including the Wheelchair Pentathlon at Pan American Games in Caracas, Venezuela


1990Gold Medalist, Wheelchair Pentathlon, World Track and Field Championships in Essen, Netherlands, World Record


1989Gold, Winner Capitol 10,000 10K Austin, Texas – One of the largest 10K races in the world


1988Bronze Medalist Paralympics Seoul, South Korea, Pentathlon


1988Gold, Paralympic Trials Edinburgh, PN


1987 – Presented “Outstanding Athlete of the Games” award at the Wheelchair Track & Field Championships


1986Gold Medalist, Wheelchair Pentathlon, World Track and Field Championships in Adelaide, Australia, World Record 9That led to Kevin Saunders being named the “World’s Greatest all-around wheelchair Athlete”0


1985 – Wheelchair Basketball – All Star 1st Team Outstanding Athlete Lone Star Conference


1984 – Wheelchair Basketball – All Star 1st Team Texas Lone Star Conference


1983 – Kevin ran his first wheelchair race (in his old hospital chair), Peachtree 10K Road Race Atlanta, GA

Kevin Saunders is widely regarded as one of the most powerful motivational speakers alive today. Faced with severe paralysis, he overcame constant physical pain, overwhelming depression and self-doubt to become a World Champion athlete, author and inspiration to millions around the world – helping them to “Never Give Up!” in pursuit of their goals.

Let Kevin inspire and bring the champion out of every member of your audience.

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