Hugh Culver


Hugh D. Culver has been presenting his special blend of street smarts, humor, and passion since 1991 to more than 450 business organizations, and to universities and colleges. The owner of Marathon Communications, a corporate training company, he has an MBA degree, is a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP) and Certified Facilitation Professional (CFP).

Hugh spent fifteen years as a professional whitewater guide and manager of the largest adventure travel company in Western Canada. With his brother Dan, he pioneered whitewater rafting adventures in British Columbia and eco-sailing tours of the Queen Charlotte Islands. Hugh also co-founded Adventure Network International, the world's only tourism company operating on the Antarctic continent.

In addition to his training work, Hugh launched the largest Spirit in the Workplace conference in Canada for business leaders, as well as the DaremDreamTM youth leadership sea kayaking program on the west coast of British Columbia.

Hugh also likes to create big wins in his personal life. He is a four-time Ironman competitor, ten-time marathoner, past demonstration skier, and nationally ranked whitewater kayaking competitor.

He has climbed the highest peaks in Canada and the United States, held the running record for the Chilkoot Pass Trail in the Yukon, and golfed at the North Pole.

Hugh lives in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada with his wife, Kirsten, and their two daughters.

To learn more about Hugh or to request that he speak at your event, please visit or call 1.800.313.0799.

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