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Malcolm
Law

Spirit of a modern-day adventurer.

Profile


Malcolm Law is a great down-to-earth Kiwi adventurer, fundraiser and storyteller.

Achievements
In 2008 he took time out from a successful career in market research to pursue a hugely ambitious personal goal. A year later, he had become the first (and still only) person to run New Zealand’s 7 mainland Great Walks in just 7 days. He raised $85,000 for charity.

Current work
Soon after completing his first ‘7in7 Challenge’ Malcolm realised that he had inspiring stories to tell and a knack for telling them. He started answering requests to tell his story and the requests have not stopped. He decided not to go back to the safe comfort zone of what he knew best. Instead, he made the decision to throw caution to the wind and pursue his more selfless and rewarding career as an adventurer, fundraiser and storyteller. He has gone on to complete numerous superhuman running firsts - including running 50 marathons over 50 mountains in 50 days - and has raised almost $800,000 for the Leukaemia & Blood Foundation and the Mental Health Foundation NZ.

Awards In 2012 Malcolm was awarded a New Zealander of the Year ‘Local Hero’ medal. In 2015 he won Wilderness Magazine’s ‘Outdoor Hero of the Year’ award. This year he has also been nominated for ‘New Zealander of the Year’ for a third time.

Dream Big. Live Big. Do Good. Inspire People.
These are the beliefs that drive Malcolm’s passion for ‘adventures with a cause’

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Expertise
Topics

Business

  • Culture

Lifestyle & Wellbeing

  • Work-Life Balance
  • Mental Health

Motivational

  • Challenge & Adventure
  • Inspiring Stories
Feedback
“We were honoured to have Mal Law appear for us as a key note speaker for our top Advisers conference in Hawaii this year. His story about his achievements had exactly the right mix of excitement, drama and emotion to keep this very demanding audience captivated throughout. But his presentation delivered so much more than just the story of the things he has done. It also provided fascinating insights into why and how he has achieved these things. The lessons from his life were highlighted to us in a very down to earth way but were so powerful they acted as an enormous metaphorical boot up the backside to everyone in the audience. It was clear from talking to attendees after Mal’s presentation that this humble man had changed their perspective on what they themselves could and should achieve in their own lives. I can categorically state that Mal’s presentation was one of the best I have ever had the privilege of listening to and I can confirm that the messages he delivered spoke directly to me as well. I would recommend Mal to any audience” Partners Life Limited
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