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Ed Viesturs

  • Aired: 01/08/2012
  • 27:16
  • Rating: NR
High altitude mountaineer Ed Viesturs is the first and only American to climb all 14 of the world's eight thousand meter peaks without the use of supplemental oxygen. We talk with him about what inspired him to tackle the world's deadliest peaks.
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