Speaker, climber, endurance athlete and diabetic
Sebastien Sasseville was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 2002. In 2008, he became the first Canadian with type 1 diabetes to reach the summit of Mount Everest. Several years later Sebastien competed in the mythical Sahara Race in Egypt, a 250km self-supported ultra-marathon.
From Mount Everest to the Sahara, Sebastien Sasseville had to reinvent himself to succeed.
Sebastien obtained a Communications degree from Laval University in Quebec City, and has dedicated his career to inspiring and motivating audiences of all kinds. A climber, endurance athlete and Ironman, Sebastien has delivered more than 100 keynotes addresses since 2005. He is now a member of Team Novo Nordisk, a global sports team comprised of cyclists, triathletes and runners who are living with diabetes.