Gregory Burns is an internationally acclaimed athlete and artist. Gregory competed in the 1992, 1996 and 2000 Paralympic Games as a member of the USA Disabled Swim Team, capturing six gold and silver medals while breaking five world records. Retiring from competitive swimming, he has gone on to complete the Korea IronMan race in 2006 and the Singapore Half-IronMan in 2007, 2010 and 2011.
Gregory holds an MFA in painting and has exhibited in a dozen countries for over thirty years. Since 1999 he has been invited as Artist-in-Residence at twenty 5-Star Resorts across the globe. His paintings hang in various Four Seasons, Banyan Tree, Oberoi and Shangri-La Hotels and Resorts throughout Asia. Gregory has published two books in English and Mandarin and has been featured on CNBC, ESPN, CCTV and CNA as well as in The AWSJ, Time Magazine and The China Daily.