Boy, 8, youngest to climb Old Man of Hoy

Boy, 8, youngest to climb Old Man of Hoy
 

An eight-year old boy from Caithness in the Highlands has become the youngest person to climb the Old Man of Hoy sea stack off the coast of Orkney.
Edward Mills, who lives in Dunnet, set himself the challenge to raise money for the charity Climbers Against Cancer.
His mum, Bekki Christian, has terminal breast cancer.
She told the BBC Scotland news website: "He's done it. He climbed every move himself."
He completed the 450ft (140m) ascent on Friday afternoon, with his coaches Ben West and Cailean Harker.
The record was previously held by 10-year-old Ollie Buckle, from Flax... read more

 
9 June 2018 in Regional, Views: 57
Source: BBC
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