Norman Bücher: The Extreme Runner and Lecturer
Motivational expert and lecturer, Norman Bücher is an extreme runner with a passion. The adventurer dominates extreme sport challenges and contests, including the toughest marathons in the world.
At 22 he ran his first marathon, a year later the Biel 100 km. As a 29 year old, he successfully completed the toughest and most demanding extreme mountain race in Europe, the Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc, which is an astounding 166 km long with 9,400 vertical meters! He has crossed the Atacama Desert in Chile, successfully participated in a 100 mile race in the Himalayas, and completed the Jungle Marathon in Brazil. A major challenge was the successful crossing of the Australian Outback, a total of 1,120 kilometers in two weeks, in May 2012. And, in October 2012, he successfully completed the Kalahari Augrabies Extreme Marathon in South Africa.
But, Norman Bücher is more than just a runner. The author of four books has also taught at the School of Business and the Environment in Nürtingen (Germany). As a graduate in business administration and sports marketing management, Norman’s books contain sound business content. He has worked extensively abroad, and for a variety of different consulting firms over the years. Today, in addition to his athletic endeavors, he combines his years of extreme sports experience with his business know-how as rousing and motivational keynote speaker.
His life motto, “Break your limits,” certainly applies to both business and sports situations!