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Global Explorers Blog: Everest

Find Your Everest

In elementary school, Jordan Romero was inspired to summit the highest mountains on each of the seven continents when he saw a painting of them at his school.  At the age of nine he began to realize this dream when he climbed Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania.  He went on to summit Mount Elbrus in Russia, Aconcagua in Argentina, Mount McKinley in Alaska, and the in Indonesia.  On May 22, 2010 Jordan made history when he, at 13-years-old, became the youngest person in history to summit Mt. Everest.  his inspirational story and find your own Everest. 

"Its not the mountain we conquer, its ourselves. Dream big, live life, do something." - Jordan Romero

Posted by Danielle Thuringer  ·  December 15, 2010  ·  everest, kilimanjaro, tanzania