by George Manley – Expedition 8848 Artist
Everest Historical Moments Series
Barely in his teens, Jordan Romero inspired by a painting of Everest in his school set out to climb the seven summits on all seven continents. On May 22nd 2010 at the age of 13 years and 10 months, Jordan became the youngest person to climb Mount Everest. The following year he climbed Mount Vinson in Antarctica and completed the seven summit challenge.