Marine amputee begins 2nd Everest attempt KATHMANDU, Nepal — A former Marine who lost his right leg and several fingers in an explosion in Afghanistan is making a second attempt to scale Mount Everest to inspire ... toughest mountain he has attempted to climb. His quest last year was thwarted ... 04/17/2015 - 12:47 am | View Link
Ex-Marine, double-amputee in town for Lobster SUP Cup and conducts media campaigns to publicize the needs of injured vets and successes in caring for veterans and their families. Here is part of Zambon's entry about his decision to climb one of the world's highest mountains – more than 19,000 feet – from ... 08/9/2014 - 5:49 am | View Link
Amputee Outdoors Founder: Nothing's Impossible for Wounded Veterans About this sponsorship: In honor of the 60thanniversary of Sir Edmund Hillary’s historic ascent of Mount Everest, Patch and Grape-Nuts are teaming up to highlight those who inspire people around them to climb their ... those wounded vets out and ... 06/6/2013 - 9:52 am | View Link
3 U.S. amputee war vets reach Kilimanjaro's top He tried to climb Kilimanjaro last year, but poor planning and a fast ascent schedule doomed the trip. This time, a different guide planned a route specifically for the vets. Saturday morning, they reached the top. "It was evidence that with the right ... 11/7/2010 - 11:00 am | View Link
Amputee vets from 3 wars reach new heights In their own words, the trio shares an improbable story of a climb against the odds ... I never would have imagined myself walking again, let alone climbing Mount Kilimanjaro. So to look back on that time and to realize how far that I've come, there's ... 08/21/2010 - 1:00 pm | View Link
US Amputee Veterans Climb Mt. Kilimanjaro | HighTech EDGE Amputee veterans prove no mountain is too small… Three US amputee veterans with only 1 good leg between them have conquered Mt. Kilimanjaro to show the world that ... 11/22/2015 - 6:17 pm | View Website
No arms, no legs? No excuses ... Kyle Maynard intent on climbing Mt ... No arms, no legs? No excuses - Amputee to climb ... Maynard decided to climb Mt. Kilimanjaro with a team of war veterans, ... 11/22/2015 - 5:31 am | View Website
This Amputee Marine Is Determined To Climb Mount Everest Staff Sergeant Charlie Linville, a Marine Corps veteran who lost his lower right leg during his service, has spent years preparing for his ultimate ... 11/21/2015 - 7:01 pm | View Website
Amputee Soldier to Climb Mt. Everest | Watch the video ... Amputee Soldier to Climb Mt. Everest 29-year-old U.S. military veteran Charlie Linville is working with the Heroes Project to plan a climb up the tallest mountain in ... 11/27/2014 - 6:58 pm | View Website
Amputee Soldiers Rally and Summit Mt. Kilimanjaro SLIDESHOW: Follow Amputee Soldiers in Their Bid to Summit Mt. Kilimanjaro. He chose Mt. Kilimanjaro after learning it was a strenuous, but feasible hike for amputees. 02/26/2014 - 6:53 pm | View Website
The legendary comic and former pop star’s musical partnership has spawned two albums and a musical heading to Broadway – and the pair couldn’t be happierFor the bulk of his legendary career, Steve Martin has been one of the most influential and successful comedians in entertainment history. Lately, however, Martin has temporarily stepped aside from the laughs and is focusing on folk music, another passion in which he’s equally well-versed.
Jerry Stritzke’s closing of the outdoor retailer REI on one of the biggest shopping days of the year spurred other companies to follow suit, but a heated Reddit AMA shows the CEO still has critics to win overJerry Stritzke’s desk is a hand-hewn slab of wood, cut near his second home in Colorado.
At least 21 killed and many wounded after suicide bomber targets Shia Muslim procession in DakasoyeA suicide bomber has killed at least 21 people at a Shia Muslim procession in northern Nigeria. The attack happened in the village of Dakasoye, about 13 miles (20 km) south of Kano, during a march by followers of the Islamic Movement of Nigeria.
Weak and leaky horror about awful people trying to save themselves from a sinking motor, lifted only by a giant crustacean Legendary schlock producer Samuel Z Arkoff confessed that he frequently came up with ideas for posters first, movies second. It is in that context that I can’t get too angry at Submerged, a dense, low-budget genre picture with very few thrills.