Miles Hilton-Barber photograph of Miles in the Sahara, competing in the Marathon des Sables Quotation: It's not the blowing of the wind that determines our destination but the set of our sails

Miles Hilton-Barber went blind in his early twenties, but has not let that stop him from achieving his dreams. As a popular after-dinner and corporate speaker, Miles weaves together rich anecdotes and humour with powerful life-lessons he has learnt whilst overcoming his blindness. He reminds his audiences that “attitude is what determines altitude” and that we too can live our dreams, because “the only limits in our lives are those we accept ourselves"

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2015 Corporate Feedback

Miles Talk Sport interview 7 April


the speaker

Discover why Miles Hilton-Barber's motivational speaking is so enthralling, read the testimonials and appreciate the benefits he could pass-on to your audience...

the adventurer

Discover what Miles Hilton-Barber has achieved, read his Diary, view images from his adventures and gain an insight to the lessons he has learnt...

the reaction

"Miles Hilton-Barber's attempt to be the first blind person to walk to the South Pole is an extreme act of courage, and I have nothing but awesome admiration for his bravery and determination."
Michael Palin

watch miles in action

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5 minute promotional video of Miles at a keynote speech - for mixed audiences
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22 minute video - Scottish Sports Personality of the Year Awards after dinner speech
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