Recent Graduate and Blind Cancer Survivor Summits Mount Kilimanjaro

After nearly two years of planning, months of training, and countless hours raising funds for charity, Tim Conners was the tallest man on the African continent when he finally stood atop the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro this past weekend. Conners, a member of the Class of 2017, lost his sight from cancer as a teenager, […]

Climbing Kilimanjaro: Graduating Senior, Blind Cancer Survivor to Summit for Charity

Beginning May 26, and each day they’re on Kilimanjaro, Tim and his team will be doing a live video chat at 5 p.m. Tanzanian time (10 a.m. EST). The conversation can be viewed at the K2 Adventures Facebook page. Ascending is just something Tim Conners does, in spite of the obstacle before him. So trekking […]

Mission: Live Life Fully, Make a Difference, and Redefine Possible

With an amazing team of individuals, I am setting off as a blind cancer survivor the day after I graduate from college on May 22nd to climb the highest mountain in Africa, Mount Kilimanjaro. In the process, my team is working on raising $500,000 for charities and organizations that not only saved my life, but […]

The Joys and Challenges of Adaptive Sports

For most of us, riding a bike, paddling a kayak, or hiking a trail is something we take for granted. But for those with physical or cognitive limitations, engaging in sports can be a challenge. One solution is adaptive sports. On The Point, we talk with sight impaired individuals who have accomplished incredible feats in […]

Fulton’s Conners inspires Oswego Writing Institute crowd to climb their own mountains

OSWEGO — Tim Conners has a simple message that resonates with anyone: Whatever mountain you face, climb on. Conners, a Fulton man who beat a cancer that blinded him before eventually climbing Mount Kilimanjaro, gave an impassioned and inspiring speech Wednesday to wrap up the final day of the Oswego Writing Institute at SUNY Oswego. Recounting […]

How To Cast a Vision for Success No Matter the Obstacle! w/ Tim Conners

What is your vision for your life? Beyond the nice cars, six or seven figures in your bank account, and comfortable home – dig deep! What is that you truly want to accomplish with the time that you have on earth? Is fame your goal? Is fulfillment your goal? Is causing the most good your […]

MounTimPossible Can Drive Underway at Can-A-Lot Too

Sometimes, when the message is just right, a little inspiration can go a long way. That was the case when local author, inspirational speaker, and entrepreneur Tim Conners came in to speak to a room of students at the Fulton Junior High School in May, just days before embarking on a quest to climb Mount […]