Huston knows how to overcome incredible challenges.
When his legs got caught in the propeller of a boat
at age 14, his life was radically changed. He battled
to keep his legs with numerous surgeries, but bone
disease eventually forced him to have one leg amputated.
became a psychotherapist and clinical director of
the Amputee Resource Center in California. He also
worked in psychiatric hospitals for adults, adolescents
and children. He used his professional skills and
personal experiences to help patients achieve more
in their lives. He also trained health-care professionals
and authored articles in working with individuals
coping with disabilities.
Todd did the unimaginable, to prove that you can overcome
challenges he completed a world record-setting Summit
America expedition by climbing to the highest elevations
of all 50 states in only 66 days 22 hours and 47 minutes,
shattering the original record by 35 days!
has been featured in thousands of publications throughout
the world, including Sports Illustrated, Forbes and
the Wall Street Journal as well as the popular book,
Chicken Soup for the Soul, A Second Helping. He has
appeared as a special guest on CBS Year in Sports
and Robert Schuller’s Hour of Power. Todd has
been interviewed on ABC, NBC, CBS, CNN, TNN, Inside
Edition, and Extra plus numerous radio programs. Most
recently, Todd was invited to be a contributor to
distinguished honors have been awarded to Todd including
U.S. Jaycees’ Ten Outstanding Young Americans,
the Henry Iba Award for Outstanding Citizen Athlete,
the Class Act Award, The Power to Dream Achiever Award
and the American Red Cross’s Everyday Hero Award.
is the author of the book More Than Mountains: The
Todd Huston Story and has hosted inspirational radio
and television programs.