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Rusty Labuschagne

Tagline: Motivation Speaker

Speaker Highlights

  • Resilience in Adversity: Rusty Labuschagne’s journey from wrongful incarceration to international speaker epitomizes resilience in the face of adversity. His story inspires audiences to overcome life’s challenges with courage and determination.
  • Transformative Storytelling: Rusty’s compelling storytelling captivates audiences, offering a powerful narrative of hope, forgiveness, and redemption. Through his authentic and emotive delivery, he leaves a lasting impact on all who hear his message.
  • Empathy and Compassion: Having endured unimaginable hardship, Rusty possesses a deep empathy for others facing their own trials. His message of compassion and understanding resonates with audiences, fostering a sense of connection and solidarity.
  • Practical Insights for Success: Drawing upon his personal experiences, Rusty shares practical insights and strategies for navigating life’s challenges. From resilience to leadership to forgiveness, his wisdom empowers audiences to overcome obstacles and thrive.
  • Universal Appeal: Rusty’s message transcends boundaries, speaking to audiences of all backgrounds and ages. Whether addressing corporate teams, community groups, or educational institutions, his universal themes of hope and resilience resonate with audiences worldwide.

Keynote Topics

Bounce back with experience and grit. You have it in you!

Are you making a difference? Find your purpose.

Being prepared for where you are going.

(4 reviews)

Travels From:

  • Cape Town, WC

Fee Range:

  • Fee Range: 35,001 - 50,000



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Rusty Labuschagne is a captivating professional speaker renowned for his profound insights on overcoming adversity. His story is one of resilience, faith, and redemption—a journey that resonates deeply with audiences worldwide. With sincerity and humility, Rusty shares a dramatic account of his transformational experience, leaving a lasting impact on all who hear his message. In […]

Rusty Labuschagne is a captivating professional speaker renowned for his profound insights on overcoming adversity. His story is one of resilience, faith, and redemption—a journey that resonates deeply with audiences worldwide. With sincerity and humility, Rusty shares a dramatic account of his transformational experience, leaving a lasting impact on all who hear his message.

In 2003, Rusty, a successful Zimbabwean businessman, found himself ensnared in a nightmare few could fathom. Framed by a poacher and betrayed by the very institutions meant to uphold justice, he was wrongfully convicted of a crime he did not commit—the drowning of a poacher. Despite his innocence, Rusty faced unimaginable conditions, enduring a harrowing ordeal that would test the limits of his resolve. Stripped of his freedom and livelihood, he was forced to draw upon his inner strength and faith to navigate the darkest of days.

Throughout his ordeal, Rusty Labuschagne discovered a wellspring of resilience within himself—a resilience that would not only save his life but also inspire others. In the depths of despair, he found purpose in helping his fellow inmates, offering hope and compassion in a place devoid of both. His unwavering faith in God, coupled with a positive mental attitude, served as guiding beacons through the storm, illuminating a path towards forgiveness, gratitude, and humility.

Rusty Labuschagne | Motivation Speaker

Background and Expertise:

Rusty Labuschagne’s journey from wrongful incarceration to international speaker is a testament to the power of the human spirit. With a background in business and a passion for adventure, Rusty’s life took an unexpected turn when he was thrust into the heart of adversity. Enduring years of unjust imprisonment, he emerged not as a victim, but as a victor—a beacon of hope for those grappling with their own trials.

Drawing upon his personal experiences, Rusty offers a unique perspective on resilience, leadership, and the transformative power of forgiveness. His expertise lies not only in surviving adversity but thriving in its midst. Through his compelling storytelling and profound insights, Rusty empowers audiences to overcome their own obstacles, reminding them that even in the darkest of times, there is always hope.

Reasons to Book Rusty Labuschagne:

Event planners seeking a speaker who can captivate, inspire, and leave a lasting impact need look no further than Rusty Labuschagne. Here are just a few reasons why he is the perfect choice for your next event:

  1. Compelling Storytelling: Rusty’s story is one of triumph over tragedy, resonating deeply with audiences of all backgrounds. His ability to share his experiences with sincerity and authenticity ensures that every listener is touched by his message.
  2. Resilience and Empathy: Through his own journey, Rusty has developed a profound understanding of resilience and empathy. His insights into overcoming adversity are both enlightening and empowering, offering practical strategies for navigating life’s challenges.
  3. Authenticity and Impact: Rusty’s message is rooted in authenticity, making a genuine connection with his audience. His words have the power to inspire change, leaving a lasting impact long after the event has ended.
  4. Versatility: Whether addressing corporate teams, community groups, or educational institutions, Rusty’s message transcends boundaries. His universal themes of hope, forgiveness, and redemption resonate with audiences of all ages and backgrounds.
  5. Positive Feedback: Countless event planners and attendees alike have praised Rusty’s presentations for their depth, impact, and relevance. Booking Rusty Labuschagne ensures a memorable and transformative experience for all involved.

Why Book Through Speakers Inc:

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  1. Extensive Network: With a diverse roster of speakers, emcees, and entertainers, Speakers Inc offers unparalleled choice and flexibility. Whatever your event needs, we have the perfect speaker to match.
  2. Personalized Service: Our team works closely with each client to understand their unique requirements and goals, tailoring our recommendations accordingly. From initial inquiry to post-event follow-up, we provide personalized service every step of the way.
  3. Industry Expertise: With years of experience in the events industry, the team at Speakers Inc possesses the knowledge and expertise to ensure your event is a success. We handle all the details, allowing you to focus on what matters most—creating an unforgettable experience for your audience.
  4. Quality Assurance: At Speakers Inc, quality is our top priority. We carefully vet each speaker in our roster to ensure they meet our rigorous standards of excellence. When you book through us, you can rest assured that you’re getting the very best.
  5. Peace of Mind: Planning an event can be stressful, but with Speakers Inc by your side, you can relax knowing that every detail is taken care of. From booking logistics to onsite support, we go above and beyond to ensure a seamless and successful event.


In Rusty Labuschagne, audiences find not just a speaker, but a beacon of hope and inspiration. His journey from adversity to triumph serves as a powerful reminder of the resilience of the human spirit and the transformative power of forgiveness. With sincerity, humility, and unwavering faith, Rusty shares his story, leaving an indelible mark on all who hear it. Book Rusty Labuschagne through Speakers Inc for an unforgettable event experience that will uplift, inspire, and empower.

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