Colin O'Brady

Seabourn Conversations, Featured Speaker

Colin O'BradyColin O'Brady is a professional endurance athlete and three-time world record holder. He grew up exploring the mountains of the Pacific Northwest and cultivated a passion for adventure in the outdoors. His success swimming in Oregon led him to Yale University. After years as a professional triathlete, he returned to his first love - the mountains. In 2016 Colin conquered the speed records for the Explorers Grand Slam and Seven Summits, a global mountaineering challenge to climb the tallest mountain on every continent including Mt. Everest and ski to the North and South Poles. In 2018 Colin shattered the speed record for the 50 High Points Challenge when he summited the highest point in each of the 50 states in just 21 days. On December 26, 2018 he became the first person to walk solo, unsupported, and unaided across Antarctica (over 930 miles).

Colin uses his athletic pursuits to fuel his charitable work. His non-profit, Beyond 7/2, works to inspire others to lead active, healthy lives and pursue their biggest dreams.

As one of America's most experienced endurance athletes and a savvy entrepreneur, O'Brady embodies what it means to overcome obstacles, unlock potential, dream big, set goals, and never give up.

Featured on 60 Minutes, Good Morning America, New York Times, CBS Sunday Morning, The Washington Post, Huffington Post, Men's Journal, Outside Magazine, People.com, and TODAY among many other national media outlets, Colin is a sought after public speaker with a reputation that inspires.