Robby Kojetin life was turned upside down after a crippling climbing accident severely broke both of his ankles.

Confined to a wheelchair for almost a year and crippled by mounting debt, Robby relives his experience of hitting absolute rock bottom before masterfully guiding his audience through one of the most inspiring accounts of determination and all the physical and emotional anguish he endured in the search of a life worth living for.

Nope. Don’t write Robby Kojetin off as another adventure speaker just yet.
Since the age of 15, Robby dreamt of climbing the world’s highest mountain, a deadly dream that would ironically save his life: “I decided that this was not the end, it was the beginning”.
With his eyes firmly set on the ultimate summit, Robby started the agonizing journey from the seat of a wheelchair to the top of the biggest mountain on earth … one step at a time.
From those dark days, Robby has become the embodiment of perseverance and possibility as he overcame the odds to join the handful of people to summit Everest. But his journey is far from over.
Robby is often described as ‘The Bucket List Guru’ because of his ongoing search for adventure that has taken him to the top of the five of the Seven Summits, six of the seven continents, across the Ironman finish line and piranha fishing in the Amazon and almost into space.

His is a story for anyone who has ever thought that ‘there must be more to life than this’, one that you cannot afford to miss.

“Forget the Chicken Soup. This guy is like Red Bull for the soul!”
One hour that will change everything.
Known for delivering a hard-hitting and touching story, Robby can keep his audience on the edge of their chairs.
His keynotes touch on the following:
• Disrupt the status quo with real insights on your potential and what holds you back.
• Reinvent the way in which you think about your goals, challenges and obstacles.
• Give you a unique perspective on performance, success and self-drive.
• To really get through to everyone present from blue collar to the boardroom.
Robby’s keynotes are ideal for conferences, sales conventions, product and campaign launches and any other event that requires authentic energy and motivation that will last.

Robby Kojetin


“Robby really made a huge impact and the feedback is just overwhelming. The team really took a lot out of your presentation.”

Pieter Sonnekus, Cape Regional Sales, Momentum.
“Robby spoke from the heart which made acceptance easy. He was inspiring and really motivated the team. His pre-planning, organizing, focus and mental stability throughout his journey was cleverly linked to the challenges that our business is facing today. Robby’s disposure was professional – a person that we will use in the business going forward.”
Nedbank Business Corporate Banking
“Robby’s talk had a truly positive impact on our staff. He takes you on a journey to the top of the world with a story that is both engaging and real.”
Hennie du Plessis, CEO, Bytes Technology Group
“If you are lacking inspiration and enthusiasm about your life and the future, I would highly recommend that you attend one of his presentations.”
Karin de Wet, Sasol Young Engineers
“Unbelievably sharp, incredibly witty, insanely talented, not to mention a truly inspirational human being. Loved every minute of it!”
Natasha Braganca, CASTROL
“Launching the Avics Travel Reward Programme in South Africa was a big deal for us and we were delighted with Robby’s ability to pull everything together with warmth and wit. We could not have asked for more and we would always recommend his services”.
Andrew Swaffield, Managing Director, AVIOS

Travels from: Johannesburg, South Africa

Speaking Fee:

  • South Africa: R40,000 excl out of town travel where required
  • International: $7,500 + travel

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