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Did Mallory and Irvine conquered Everest 30 years ahead of Hillary and Tenzing ?

In Adventure, Britain on August 9, 2010 at 8:41 am

Legendary British adventurers George Mallory and Andrew Irvine disappeared near the summit of Mount Everest in 1924 and their death has remained a mystery in the history of mountaineering for the past 86 years. Mallory’s body was found in 1999 during an Everest expedition, but Irvine’s body has remained untraced till date…..

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Making themselves count by sailing around the World at 16

In Adventure, sports on June 11, 2010 at 1:20 pm

Abby Sunderland, a 16 year young courageous girl from California USA, has set herself out on an around the world non stop solo sail.

She began her journey in a small 40 feet sailboat from California on 23 January 10.Yesterday she encountered rough weather in Indian Ocean and her sailboat has started drifting probably due to falling of mast.She accordingly triggered the distress signal and search & rescue efforts from multiple sources, including her parents and friends,are on to reach her.

Abby is a very confident, determined and skilled sailor; her boat is well stocked with whatever she will need to overcome this emergency. Let us all prey that she negotiates this rough and comes out with flying colours to complete her mission successfully by 19 August 10 ie two months ahead of her 17th birthday.

Coincidently Jessica Watson of Australia took over the distinction of being the youngest person (three days before her 17th birthday) to sail solo around the world nonstop last month only from Abby’s elder brother zac who achieved this feat last year.


Toppers at 13 and 14

In Adventure, Lifestyle on May 29, 2010 at 1:08 pm

Jordan Romero

Jordan Romero , aged 13 years, from California created history when he reached at the top of worlds highest mountain peak on 22 May 2010 and becoming the youngest person ever to climb Mount Everest.

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Sahil Kaushik, aged 14 years, a home schooled boy from Delhi topped the Delhi zone IIT JEE 2010 Exam.

Both Jordan and Sahil have defied the age barrier and achieved extraordinarily superlative success.

I believe they are harbingers of the super generation.

Kudos and salute to these young amazers.