A friend to the Sherpas till the end

Abd Razak, Dzulkifli (2008) A friend to the Sherpas till the end. New Sunday Times.

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DESPITE what he had achieved, he was always very humble and committed." These were the words of the chief administrator of the Hillary Himalayan Trust on learning about the death of the man who conquered Mount Everest in 1953. Sir Edmund P. Hillary, together with Tenzing Norgay, a Sherpa, succeeded at a task seven previous expeditions had failed to achieve. It was not until the death of Norgay that Hillary revealed (in his 1999 book, View From the Summit) that he was about three metres ahead at the final ridge, making him the first person to reach the top of the world's highest mountain at 8,850m. Such was the humility of this heroic figure.

Item Type: Article
Subjects: H Social Sciences > HC Economic History and Conditions > HC79 Special topics-Including air pollution, automation,consumer demand, famines, flow of funds,etc.
Divisions: Koleksi Naib Canselor (Vice Chancellor Collection) > Profesor Tan Sri Dato' Dzulkifli Abdul Razak > Newspaper Clippings
Depositing User: Mr Noorazilan Noordin
Date Deposited: 11 Apr 2017 07:43
Last Modified: 11 Apr 2017 07:43
URI: http://eprints.usm.my/id/eprint/33105

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