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"Super Septuagenarian" Becomes Oldest Man to Climb Everest

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This guy must really know how to stay in shape. Congratulations to him, climbing Mtg. Everest is no easy feat, especially at his age.

Super Septuagenarian: Oldest Man to Ever Climb Everest

A 71-year-old Japanese man has become the world's oldest person to climb Mount Everest, topping a feat set by a compatriot last year.

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The previous record for the oldest climber was a 70-year-old man from eastern Japan who reached the summit in May last year.

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I'm wondering why young people bother to climb Mount Everest, nevermind someone in their 70's. I just never got the climbing peaks thing. Anything where there's an equal chance of reaching the summit or losing my fingers and toes just doesn't seem worth it to me.....

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I'm wondering why young people bother to climb Mount Everest, nevermind someone in their 70's. I just never got the climbing peaks thing. Anything where there's an equal chance of reaching the summit or losing my fingers and toes just doesn't seem worth it to me.....

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