Mark Wellman is a nationally acclaimed author, filmmaker and motivational
speaker. Despite being paralyzed in a mountain climbing accident,
Mark has inspired millions to meet their problems head-on and
reach for their full potential. A two-time Paralympian and former
Yosemite Park Ranger, Mark's NO
LIMITS philosophy encourages individuals to adventure into
new horizons; to go beyond the seeming unreachable.
faced with seemingly insurmountable obstacles, persevered courage
and determination to fulfill his passion for the outdoors. He
shares his story in the autobiography
Climbing Back. An accomplished wheelchair athlete, Mark is
best known for the first historic paraplegic ascents of the sheer
granite faces of El Capitan and Half Dome, in Yosemite National
notoriety has been acclaimed on national television, by congressional
commendation and meetings with two Presidents of the United States.
The first paraplegic to sit-ski unassisted across the Sierra Nevada
Mountain Range, Mark has also carried the flaming torch up the
120-foot rope, shocked by thousands of spectators, and lit the
cauldron for the opening of the Paralympic Games in Atlanta.
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Mark Wellman on overhanging rock,
Glacier Point - Yosemite National. Park.