Episode 193: Alyssa Azar – The youngest Australian to climb Mt. Everest

Alyssa Azar
Episode 193: Alyssa Azar - The youngest Australian to climb Mt. Everest
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It takes great physical and mental preparedness to surmount any mountain, but this young lady makes it sound like it’s a piece of cake. For several years now she has been climbing mountains in different parts of the world which started as a hobby and has become her profession.
Now, at the age of 19, Alyssa Azar hasn’t just climbed any mountain – she’s climbed the highest peak in the world, Mt. Everest! It makes her the youngest Australian to reach the summit. But she’s not stopping there – she’s now off to conquer the rest of the world!
et0-2:00 minute mark – Luke and Susie intro and commercial

2:01 minute mark – Mount Waverley photographer Matt Lawson started campaign in facebook to give free McDonald’s to homeless through a Monopoly game that went viral.

6:00 minute mark – make a difference in somebody else’s life.

7:45 minute mark – using photography to make a difference.

9:01 minute mark – kindness through charity comes in different forms like giving away free stuff.

10:17 minute mark – commercial.

10:49 minute mark – The youngest Australian to summit the Mt. Everest, Alyssa Azar (19 years old).

11:36 minute mark – Alyssa trekked and climbed for years on different parts of Australia and the world.

12:20 minute mark – Alyssa’s a professional trekker/climber/tourist guide.

13:30 minute mark – growing up in the mountains.

14:00 minute mark – positive experiences in climbing mountains.

14:38 minute mark – 2014 & 2015 trekking experience – the 2014 avalanche in the Himalayans and the earthquake in 2015.

17:00 minute mark – returning to the pole.

17:40 minute mark – what happens when you get to the top of the mountain?

18:05 minute mark – takes 18 hours to go up and back down and stay 20 minutes on the summit.

18:40 minute mark – going down is much faster but its more accident prone.

19:00 minute mark – constant communication with love ones to let them know that you’re okay.

20:00 minute mark – 60 days spent in the mountain. Takes total rigid preparation and training to climb the summit.

20:50 minute mark – crossing path with other people climbing.

21:50 minute mark – what’s next after climbing the highest mountain in the world?

22:30 minute mark – Out of the 7 continents Alyssa’s now going to South America, Alaska, Antartica and Russia for the last four peaks.

23:00 minute mark – book written for Alyssa as the youngest female to climb the Mt. Everest.

23:40 minute mark – being given the Keys to the city of Toowoomba.

24:45 minute mark – Mount Everest temperature at -40 degrees.

25:20 minute mark – Alyssa the “Queen of Thermal Under Wear”.

25:32 minute mark – Of the upcoming climbs, which climb are you most nervous about? “Alaska” – Alyssa.

26:00 minute mark – Alyssa’s driving force to climb mountains for a living.

26:55 minute mark – “Nothing is impossible if you dare to dream, plan and take action…” – Alyssa.

27:27 minute mark – Closing part.

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To find out more about Alyssa Azar, go to: Alyssa Azar

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