Tiessen, Jeff

Double-arm amputee and three-time Paralympian and world record holder, Jeff Tiessen is founder and president of Disability Today Publishing Group and Executive Director of ParaSport Ontario. As a book and magazine publisher, Jeff’s work focuses on providing individuals with physical disabilities with tools and ideas for healthy, active living. As executive producer of the Disability Today Network, he has created a one-of-its-kind online information village for the greater disability community. With ParaSport Ontario, Jeff works to ensure that there is a sport or active living opportunity for every BODY, regardless of physical ability, age or stage in life. An award-winning journalist and inductee into the Canadian Disability Hall of Fame, the Windsor-Essex County Sports Hall of Fame, and the University of Windsor Sports Hall of Fame, Jeff is a respected advocate and highly sought-after public speaker.