Inspirational Speaker and Hall of Fame Athlete Roger Crawford in the News and Media

Driven to achieve his dreams of becoming a Hall of Fame Division I athlete in spite of a physical challenge affecting all four limbs, inspirational speaker Roger Crawford has been featured prominently in the news and media.

Roger Crawford in the news

Roger Crawford in the News

Roger Crawford's ITA Achievement Award

Featured on Larry King Live, Good Morning America, CNBC, and many other television programs, Roger’s life was the basis for an Emmy award winning movie, “In a New Light.” The print media has also acknowledged his amazing accomplishments and profiled him in publications such as USA Today, Wall Street Journal, Men’s Fitness, Fast Company, and Tennis Magazine. Sports Illustrated has recognized Roger as “one of the most accomplished physically challenged athletes in the world” and you may have read about Roger’s football exploits in the original Chicken Soup for the Soul.

Roger is a member of the National Speakers Association Hall of Fame, the Hall of Fame for People with Disabilities, and in 2013 he was selected as the winner of the prestigious ITA Achievement Award, presented by The International Tennis Hall of Fame.

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Inspirational speaker and Hall of Fame athlete Roger Crawford is available to contribute unique insights, sound bites and featured content to media professionals working on various empowerment, success, motivational, inspirational, disability, advocacy for people with disabilities, tennis, and athlete topics, articles and interviews.

All content provided is customized for your specific needs and target outcomes. Possible story angles include:

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To schedule an interview or to invite inspirational speaker Roger Crawford to participate in an upcoming event, please contact him directly at
(916) 773-4455.