How To Deal With Fear

I had the pleasure of giving a motivational speech to a group of volunteers for Habit for Humanity / Teton Habitat in Teton Village, Wyoming – at the base of Jackson Hole Mountain Resort recently. The purpose of my motivational presentation, which included select stories and slides from my 20+ year career as a pioneering snowboarder and mountaineer, was not … Read More

Stephen KochHow To Deal With Fear

How To Motivate A Sales Team Robert Grosz, VP at Dish Network, speaks about Stephen Koch’s Keynote Speech that motivated his sales team. He goes on to say – Stephen Koch’s speech was excellent, right on target and right on message. He completely motivated our team. Stephen’s message was relevant to what we’re trying to do as a company and as a team. I think … Read More

Stephen KochHow To Motivate A Sales Team

Winter Dip in Lake Michigan, Speaking To Music Students At Northwestern University

I love swimming, and going for dips in extremely cold water is great too…it is invigorating, a way to appreciate warm clothes, environments, the sun and to simply have an intense physical experience that is psychologically challenging too. This morning I went for a short run, which I rarely do, with my host in Chicago, Gene Marcowka, seen below in … Read More

Stephen KochWinter Dip in Lake Michigan, Speaking To Music Students At Northwestern University

Stephen Koch Speaking Testimonials

Dear Stephen, Thank you for your role in making the ACL Study Group meeting in Jackson the best ever. You were an important “force.” You presented clearly, effectively, with passion and were an inspiration to all. “All” is a big word because we had 165 attendees from more than twenty countries and nearly every continent. All could identify with your … Read More

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Motivational Mountain Speaker

Stephen Koch Stephen Koch draws the audience into his experiences on the world’s highest mountains through stunning imagery and riveting tales of adventure and courage. His triumphs and horrific avalanche survival are not only captivating, but offer the motivation for individuals to strive for their highest potential. He translates the skills he used to fuel himself on the Seven Summits … Read More

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Keene State Slideshow – recap

My show at Keene State was a lot of fun. A dreadlocked freshman named Johnny asked a couple of questions during the q and a about moving “out west” and taking time off from college. I could tell he knew the answers to his questions already…he is ready to pack up and move out west to live the mountain lifestyle. … Read More

Stephen KochKeene State Slideshow – recap


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Stephen Koch Speaking Video

This is a short video of me speaking to a group of business professionals in Jackson Hole, WY. Footage included from Mount Everest, Grand Teton and story about my avalanche survival on Mount Owen in Grand Teton National Park. Please contact me if you would like to discuss having me speak for your corporate group, university group or school group. … Read More

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