Paul de gelder into the world

I get to say whatever I want, and I get to share my passion for sharks. I took a stroke with my right arm and I could see that my hand was totally gone.

Paul de gelder into the world

In , he joined the military, rising to the elite echelons of the Australian Defence Forces as an Army paratrooper and Navy bomb disposal diver. I left the Navy in August and become a full-time speaker — and it literally changed my whole life. Then I went home, and I had a lot of my best friends driving me to the gym everyday if I could bear the pain. As the eldest, he had less support and developed a fractious and rebellious streak, which got him kicked out of home at seventeen. I could see teeth all across my leg and all across my wrist. This is an honest and vulnerable story of losing a dream and actually being face to face with death. I could feel the muscle from my hamstring and hand being ripped off whilst drowning at the same time Paul De Gelder "I tried to put up a fight by poking it in the eyes but there was nothing I could do, I began to give up hope and I resigned myself to that fate and went with it. A post shared by Paul de Gelder pauldegelder on Feb 4, at pm PST Q: What inspires you to be such a passionate advocate for shark conservation? It was a sincere pleasure meeting you, learning from you and know I will highly recommend you to others who are looking to 'change the game. A man is not defined by what happens to him, he is defined by how he handles it. In , de Gelder was testing new Navy tracking technology when he was attacked by a shark. You can WhatsApp us on Now, somehow, he's become a shark advocate.

Horrendously mauled and recovering from such drastic surgery … I was overwhelmed by his aura, his positive outlook and his will to live. E Asia.

This is an honest and vulnerable story of losing a dream and actually being face to face with death.

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Everyone, whoever they are, can learn so much from Paul… I know I have. It is a story of overwhelming odds, brilliantly overcome through hard work, gutsy determination, and a great sense of humor. However, his life was changed forever when he lost two limbs in a brutal shark attack in As a speaker Paul de Gelder is dynamic and engaging with lots of charisma and great presentation skills. Website by Web Happy. All of the command staff are still talking about your presentation. My first recommendation when asked is to always look locally. I started doing more and more [speaking], to the point where after three-and-a-half years, I was making my two weeks' Navy wage in one hour. Because I did know what it was like to have nothing and I knew what it was like to struggle. Non-binding request for Paul de Gelder Send a simple request. I left the Navy in August and become a full-time speaker — and it literally changed my whole life. They just sort of pinched the skin over my forearm bone. Motivational Speaker.

He has also been tapped to help promote The Meg, an action-horror film about a foot prehistoric shark starring Jason Stratham. It encapsulates aspects of our private, professional, mental and emotional strength and well being to make you understand how much we are truly capable of.

So, I just went back to training.

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I ended up becoming a paratrooper, which is an infantry soldier usually sent in as one of the first crews to jump in behind enemy lines.

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