May 21, 2007

Iceman calls it quits

Filed under: General,Sports by Orangemaster @ 9:15 am

Although Iceman Wim Hof has decided to stop climbing Mount Everest, the rest of his crew continued to climb yesterday and today. Hof achieved a new world record of 7,400 metres dressed only in shorts. Expedition leader Werner de Jong together with climber Robert has arrived at Camp 2 at 7,750 metres, where the death zone begins. Robert, the third Dutch climber of the team has arrived at Camp 3 at 8,350 metres and is resting in order to try and reach the top.

Read the entire story, the good and the bad from De Pers.

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