Steve Baskis on Mount Democrat

"Blindness is a lifelong challenge. Stare into the darkness and you will never find your way, but if you explore through the darkness, you're bound to stumble upon a great adventure"-Steve Baskis


From grade schools to corporate events, Steve Baskis has a story that will touch the hearts of any audience.  During a presentation, Steve shares his personal journey of the challenges he faced after being injured while serving in Iraq.  His primary goal is to spread awareness of the resilience that lies within us all and the personal courage and strength that it takes to overcome adversity.


Check out the latest adventures of Steve Baskis

Black and White Photo of Half Dome in Yosemite. Photo by Victor Henderson
Steve Baskis, his brother Kevin, Nate Gorham, Tim Hornik, Lonnie Bedwell, Dan Standage and wife Nancy pose for a photo prior to starting the Bataan Death March.
A green eyeball staring at you

Holman Prize

The Holman Prize is a grant of up to $25,000 from the San Francisco…
A 350 foot rock called the Bastille Crack stretches to the sky.

Bastille Crack

In life we all face challenges. I consider my loss of sight a…
Steve Baskis and Victor Henderson with Old Glory, the tandem bicycle that was created in honor of Victor Cota

Face of America

In April of 2014, my tandem pilot Victor Henderson graciously…
Black and White Photo of Half Dome in Yosemite. Photo by Victor Henderson

Half Dome

In September 2013, Matt Murray, a good friend and climber who…

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