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Jon White

Jon White

Jon White is a former Royal Marine Commando, a triple amputee, and an inspirational and motivational speaker, sharing his remarkable story of triumph over adversity.

It was in 2010 on a tour in Afghanistan that Jon White accidentally stood on an Improvised Explosive Device (IED), an accident that would see him lose three limbs and change his life forever.

Since then, Jon’s journey to recovery has seen him learn to walk again and became an accomplished para-athlete. His journey proving that a strong will and sharp mind can overcome almost anything.

Jon is a skilled kayaker, competing across three disciplines, sprint, marathon, and ocean and he is currently training for the 2024 Paralympics in Paris. He has already established himself as a celebrated figure in Marathon Canoeing and Ocean Racing Canoeing, representing Great Britain internationally.

Jon White is also an internationally sought-after motivational speaker who shares his inspirational story and triumph over adversity to inspire and motivate others. Joh has also appeared on TV, featuring on Channel 4’s Grand Designs and BBC2’s Commando: Britain’s Ocean Warriors.

Contact Great British Speakers today to book the inspirational former Royal Marine Commando, triple amputee and para-athlete Jon White  for your next event.

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