About Doug Heir:
Some People Give
Up When Devastation Strikes, But One Man Went On To Inspire The
Introduction Of Doug
On Father’s Day in 1978, Doug Heir, a six foot four inch,
star athlete, was working as a lifeguard and heard a drowning boy
screaming for help. Doug immediately responded to this call for
help. In the process of the rescue, Doug broke his neck and sustained
a spinal cord injury. It was later discovered the boy yelling for
help was playing a joke. From that moment on, Doug worked hard to
be the best he could be and within a short period of time, Doug
rose above adversity and has achieved tremendous success. Doug lives
independently, travels the World on his own, attends to all his
own needs, drives his own vehicles, lifts over 400 pounds, and does
more in one year, then most individuals would do in ten years. Doug’s
life is a profile on Life Styles of the Rich and Famous. He has
two homes, one home that is over 12,000 square feet with an indoor
swimming pool and 30 rooms, and the other home is on the Atlantic
Ocean. Plus, Doug has all the typical amenities of a successful
person, including a Rolls Royce, his personal limousine, and travels
the World on a regular basis. Today, Doug has become one of the
World’s Most Successful People, helping, motivating, and inspiring
millions of people Worldwide.
For the past twenty years, Doug has delivered
speeches to millions of people throughout the World. In addition
to speaking throughout the World, Doug is a successful Attorney
(NJ & PA Bar), helping severely injured individuals & their
families Nationwide. Doug has co-authored a book on trial techniques
& has written three other books: “Never Walk Alone “,
“What Do I Do Now-The Definitive Guide To Happiness &
Success”, & “The All In One Guide To Superior Business
Skills & Personal Success”. Doug is a former Syndicated
Writer & Associate Legal Editor Of The National Trial Lawyer.
He has been inducted into Who’s Who In American Law, Who’s
Who In Practicing Attorneys, & Who’s Who In The World.
Doug has served as a United States Delegate helping Countries throughout
the World improve their conditions & laws. Doug is the President
of The National Spinal Cord Injury Association (NSCIA), helping
hundreds of thousands of people with spinal cord injuries &
the millions of family members that are impacted by injuries Nationwide.
In the World of Sports, Doug has earned the title
numerous times in the 1-B Division as “The World’s Greatest
Wheelchair Athlete and as “The World’s Strongest Wheelchair
Athlete”. Doug has been a 73 time National Champion, a 32
time Olympic, Paralympic, & World Champion. He has been the
National. World. & Olympic Champion & Record Holder for
over 22 years. Doug has already won over 320 Gold Medals. Amazingly,
he has won 236 Gold Medals in a row, without a single defeat. Doug
has won more Gold Medals than any man on Earth. Before Doug retires
from sports, he will have won over 400 Gold Medals - an amazing
milestone for history.
Doug has competed in the past 5 Olympic/Paralympic
World Championships including 1984, 1988 in Seoul, South Korea,
1992 in Barcelona Spain, 1996 in Atlanta, and 2000 in Sydney, Australia.
In Sydney, Doug had the great honor to compete in front of a crowd
of 70,000 people, breaking the World an Olympic Record and bringing
the Medals home to America. Doug was selected as the Captain of
the 2000 U.S. Olympic/Paralympic Track and Field Team in Australia
with the World’s Greatest Athletes. His success at the 2000
Olympic/Paralympics makes him the only person in History to ever
break the World and Olympic Record and win Medals in five consecutive
Olympic/Paralympics. Doug continues to compete, winning gold medals and breaking new records.
Doug will be a favorite to bring home the Gold Medals from the
World and Olympic/Paralympics.
Among Doug’s successes, CBS-TV acclaimed
Doug as ‘The World’s Most Accomplished & Diversified
Athlete”. NBC-TV acclaimed Doug’s “The World’s
Most Decorated Athlete”. Doug has one of the highest &
rarest honors in the sporting world, as the featured cover athlete
on millions of boxes of Wheaties cereal “The Breakfast Of
Champions “, joining history’s greatest sports legends,
including Michael Jordan, Babe Ruth, and Lou Gerhing. The Associated
Press titled Doug as “America’s Most Visible Wheelchair
Athlete”. The International Jaycees selected Doug from all
the people in the World, as “The Outstanding Young Person
of the World”. From a selection of tens of millions of graduates
in the United States, Doug was selected as “America’s
Distinguished Alumnus of the Year” by the Presidents of America’s
State Colleges & Universities.
For six years, Doug toured with the mulit-million dollar Go For It tour,
joining today’s greatest athletes in professional
sports, helping 2 million students throughout America. The “Go For It
Road Show”, is a multi-million dollar production, presented
free to students.
Doug has received a Doctorate in Law Honoris, a
Doctorate in Humanities Honoris & a Juris Doctor. Doug has been
honored by American Presidents, World Leaders, the United Nations,
Fortune 500 Companies, & a wide variety of Businesses, Associations,
Civic Groups, Academia, Governments, & Foreign Countries. Doug
serves on the International Board of Advisors of The Wheelchair
Foundation providing tens of thousands of wheelchairs yearly, free
to the poor throughout the World. Doug joins this Board with Kings
and Queens, World Leaders, and Celebrities. including Mikhail Gorbachev,
Nelson Mandela, Martha Sahagun Fox–First Lady of Mexico, and
King Carlos and Queen Sofia of Spain.
Doug stars in a televised rock video & a two-hour
motion picture is being planned about his life story. Doug exemplifies
the words, strength, courage, & determination, renewing a sense
of hope, pride, enthusiasm, & dignity to everyone he meets.
As the United States President stated, Doug is a true living hero
& a great champion of life to millions of people throughout
the World. Doug Heir will be written in history books as a man that
has made a significant impact throughout the World in improving
the quality of life and in helping people be the best they can be.
Have questions? Need help?
You can contact Doug Heir at:
702 Park Boulevard
Cherry Hill, NJ 08002