Limitations Can Inspire Greatness, Blind Climber Says

LAS VEGAS With a strong belief in an underlying vision and the help of committed teammates adversity needn't be the enemy of greatness. Rather, it can be the pathway to it. So said Erik Weihenmayer, a blind athlete whose pursuit of mountain climbing's Seven Summits and success in other adventure sports provide an example of the ability to transcend perceived limitations in business and personal life.

LAS VEGAS — With a strong belief in an underlying vision — and the help of committed teammates — adversity needn't be the enemy of greatness. Rather, it can be the pathway to it.

So said Erik Weihenmayer, a blind athlete whose pursuit of mountain climbing's “Seven Summits” and success in other adventure sports provide an example of the ability to transcend perceived limitations in business and personal life. Weihenmayer's inspiring talk highlighted the opening general session o

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