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7 summits and other mountain stuff => News => Topic started by: Cy Kaicener on May 23 2010, 00:52

Title: 13 year old Jordan Romero climbs Everest
Post by: Cy Kaicener on May 23 2010, 00:52
Jordan Romero has become the youngest person to climb Mt Everest and just has Vinson to do to complete the Seven Summits   8)
http://www.explorersweb.com/everest_k2/news.php?id=19380
http://www.jordanromero.com

Apa Sherpa climbed Everest for the 20th time.
Title: Re: 13 year old Jordan Romero climbs Everest
Post by: MoT on May 24 2010, 18:54
Hmmmm, I wonder is this a case of parents living their dreams through their kids. There must be some ethical dilemma here. Is this appropriate for someone so young to be placed in such danger. You'd wonder about the effects of hypoxia on a brain that is still developing...  ???