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7 summits and other mountain stuff => General => Topic started by: Cy Kaicener on May 10 2006, 22:48

Title: Amputee Breaks Prosthetic Leg in Everest Climb
Post by: Cy Kaicener on May 10 2006, 22:48
A double amputee has broken his prosthetic climbing Everest and has to wait for a replacement to be sent up from base camp
http://www.abc.net.au/news/newsitems/200605/s1629958.htm
Title: Re: Amputee Breaks Prosthetic Leg in Everest Climb
Post by: Cy Kaicener on May 17 2006, 02:08
I heard on the BBC that he has now succeeded in climbing Everest
Title: Re: Amputee Breaks Prosthetic Leg in Everest Climb
Post by: m.c. reinhardt on May 17 2006, 03:27
 Story on msn news  (http://msnbc.msn.com/id/12811777/?GT1=8199
)

 MountEverest.net  (http://www.mounteverest.net/news.php?id=1990)

MC    :)
Title: Re: Amputee Breaks Prosthetic Leg in Everest Climb
Post by: Mountain John on May 19 2006, 11:19
What a great story...this is all over American news!