The Kid Who Climbed Everest is a tale of courage and determination. Bear Grylls was brought up on a small island off the south coast of England, where his late father taught him to climb and sail. Reading this book coupled with watching Everest Beyond the Limit Reality TV series helped give me an appreciation of the mountain and the difficulties that it presents to climbers. Grylls has a casual tone that guides the reader on a exciting trek up the biggest mountain in the world. This made an excellent vacation read for me.
Bear has always had a dream of climbing Mt. Everest but that dream was shattered in 1996 when Bear suffered a broken back while parachuting. Even though he went through 18 months of agonizing rehabilitation, Bear never lost his that dream. In 1998 he accomplished his the impossible by becoming the younge Ok, I know I am biased because I'm a fan of Bear Grylls but this was an excellent book! This was Bear's first book and, even though he is not an author, I felt he did a fantastic job at writing. The story begins with Bear having a near fatal parachuting accident while in the British Army and being literally on bed-rest for several months. Surviving this incident stirs something in his being and the quest for the summit of Everest begins.
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Everest," writes British climber Bear Grylls, "is no place to prove yourself. I found it to be much more personal with much less arrogance than Into Thin Air. Bear admitted his fear throughout his journey to the top of the world. I cheered as he stood at the summit of Everest! I highly recommend this book to younger readers. I found it much easier to read and formed a bond with the author after reading it. what an adventure! Published by Thriftbooks.
It is a book about his adventures climbing Mt Everest. Call it what you want.
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In 1996, a d soldier in the British Army was flying over an African desert on a routine parachute jump. He had a lot to look forward to-a long career ahead of him in the army, a beautiful girlfriend back home. But those dreams were cut short when his parachute failed to open at eleven thousand feet. He had cracked three vertebrae and come within a fraction of severing his spinal cord. A grueling eight months of physical therapy followed. Bear had to retrain his muscles to do all of the things we take for granted-how to sit, stand, walk, even breathe
Bear Grylls' Everest Climb was in aid of SSAFA Forces, a British-based charity that helps former and serving members of the UK armed forces and their families. The UK book was entitled "Facing Up". In 2000, Bear Grylls led the first team to circumnavigate the UK on a personal watercraft for the benefit of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution (RNLI)
THE KID WHO CLIMBED EVEREST is a tale of courage and determination. Everest, writes British climber Bear Grylls, is no place to prove yourself. The likelihood of reaching the summit is so slim that you are inevitably setting yourself up to be disappointed.