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Make your event truly a memorable one.


Through his dynamic storytelling, and heart stopping imagery, Ricky will inspire your audience with the lessons he has learned while chasing the wildest storms on the planet.

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Ricky was AMAZING!

His story, delivery and supporting videos and slides were very entertaining and engaging. I loved every minute of it!

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Keynote Presentations

Ricky is one of North America's top professional storm chasers and a renowned speaker. Every presentation is tailored to meet the needs of your event, and he will find the connection with your audience that will have them asking for more.

  • Goal Setting and Goal Getting
    As one of the world’s leading storm chasers, Ricky Forbes knows how to go after a goal. From starring in the hit TV show Tornado Hunters to being caught in the world’s largest tornado, he has experienced some of the most exhilarating highs and devastating lows in the pursuit of excellence. ​ Not everyone needs to chase storms to appreciate the satisfaction and character-building that comes from having a plan and seeing it through. Through dynamic storytelling and powerful imagery, Ricky will teach your audiences how to set and achieve goals. He will break down the daily steps to greatness, and share how he manages to stick to his goals in the face of challenges, including a near-death experience. ​ Audiences will leave invigorated and determined to bring their best self to their daily work. For it is in the chase, that we find our true purpose and our happiness.
  • Navigating the Storm of Modern Influencer Marketing
    Embark on an exhilarating exploration of the dynamic realm of influencer marketing with Ricky Forbes, a seasoned storm chaser with over a decade of captivating adventures and a staggering 1.5 million followers in his digital wake. In this riveting speech, Ricky will draw upon his extensive experience collaborating with renowned brands such as Red Bull, Ford, General Tire, Clif Bar, and others, offering invaluable insights into the art of leveraging authenticity, engagement, and storytelling to forge impactful connections with audiences. Whether you're a marketer seeking to harness the power of influencers or an enthusiast eager to unravel the mysteries of successful brand partnerships, Ricky Forbes promises to deliver an enlightening and inspiring journey that will empower you to navigate the winds of change in influencer marketing with confidence and creativity.
  • Life as a Professional Storm Chaser and Building a Business in the Wild West of Social Media.
    It all started out with a dream, to turn a hobby into a career. Struggling to make money, Ricky made the most of his passion through learning how to use social media for business. Throughout years of trial and error, his storm-chasing team built a social media following big enough that we were able to get a TV show from it. Ricky tells his story through dynamic photos and videos, taking your audience through his journey of transforming an adventure hobby into a powerful business. Ricky weaves his top social media tips throughout the presentation, leaving audience members equipped to transform their social media strategy and see immediate results.
  • The Value of Teamwork from a Tornado Hunter
    As one of the world’s leading storm chasers, Ricky has to rely on his teammates to achieve his goals...and keep him alive. Ricky's well-honed and tested approach to teamwork inspires teams to unite under one goal. Audiences learn how to negotiate challenges, how to communicate effectively, and how to draw on their own skillset to help the team win. During heart-stopping chases, the Tornado Hunters have to navigate both storms and team dynamics. It is not always easy, but the valuable lessons learned on the road can be applied to any work environment. ​ Ricky uses these compelling stories about making snap decisions in life or death environments to illustrate effective strategies and leave the audience motivated to succeed, together.
  • Risk Management from the Eye of the Storm
    This ain’t your mama’s risk management talk. Through this decade-long career as a professional tornado hunter, Ricky Frobes has learned a lot about risk management. Like how to not get caught in the world’s largest tornado...again. Through humourous anecdotes and exciting stories, Ricky will share how he makes the unpredictable predictable. Heart-stopping video and breathtaking imagery accompany lessons in identifying, prioritizing, and managing risks.

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