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Episode 191: Alyssa Azar - The youngest Australian to climb Mt Everest

Released Monday, 26th September 2016
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Toowoomba teenager Alyssa Azar had a big goal and big vision - to scale the world's tallest summit, Mt Everest. An avalanche, then an earthquake set her back, but in 2016, Alyssa became the youngest Australian to reach the peak of Mt Everest.
0-2:00 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 – charity comes in different form 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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Alyssa Azar: http://www.alyssaazar.com.au/

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