Saturday, November 10, 2007

World Record Holder for 7 Summits

"Challenge is what enthralls me and free spirit is what I exhibit. Never Give Up, Never Give In! is a phrase that works miracles for me. Courage and Conviction" has been a way of expression of my self."

Malli Mastan Babu hails from a small village in Andra Pradesh, India. From an early age of 11, he dreamed of climbing Mt. Everest. Now, in his early thirties, Malli may be dubbed as "the fastest mountain climber in the world." He holds the world record of climbing the 7 summits of the world, i.e. Everest, Kilimanjaro, Vinson Massif, etc., in 171 days – in a span of 7 months in the same year.

He shared with us the experiences and the driving force that propelled him physically and spiritually to follow and fulfill his dream.

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