Double-amputee Xia Boyu Summits The Highest Mountain in the World
Posted on : 06-04-2018 By : Samantha Pointer
Climbing and reaching the summit, or the top, of Mt. Everest is an amazing accomplishment, but when a 69-year-old double amputee makes the climb, it is truly incredible! Chinese national Xia Boyu reached the world's highest peak, from the Nepal side, on Monday morning according to his son Cloud Xia who posted it on WeChat. Cloud announced, " My dad has realized his 40-year dream!" Xia had both of his legs amputated below the knee because of frostbite, which he suffered on his first Everest expedition when he was 25.…
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