County Durham's Nick Talbot becomes the first person with cystic fibrosis to climb Mount Everest

County Durham's Nick Talbot becomes the first person with cystic fibrosis to climb Mount Everest
 

A cystic fibrosis sufferer from County Durham has become the first person living with the condition to summit Mount Everest.
It is an astonishing achievement for 39-year-old Nick Talbot who was almost killed on the mountain last year when an avalanche struck.
Nick and his team conquered the world’s tallest mountain late on Thursday night and are currently making their way back down.
Messages of congratulations are beginning to flood in for the climber who is hoping his remarkable journey will raise awareness of cystic fibrosis.
Last year Nick had his dream thwarted when the powerful... read more

 
13 May 2016 in Regional North East, Views: 28
Source: Sunday Sun
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