- Mar 27, 2005
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- North Carolina
- Political Leaning
- Slightly Conservative
A 13-year-old American on Saturday became the youngest climber to ever summit Mount Everest.
Jordan Romero's journey was tracked through GPS coordinates on his blog, logging his team's ascent up the world's tallest mountain, which is 29,028 feet (8,847 meters) above sea level.
"Their dreams have now come true. Everyone sounded unbelievably happy.
They also thanked everyone who supported them and encouraged them throughout their journey," a new statement on Jordan's blog said.
There was a thread about this boy that existed before that questioned whether his parents should allow the boy to scale Mount Everest.
For all those who doubted this boy: