Beyond Possible: The man and the mindset that summitted K2 in winter (Hardback)Nimsdai Purja (author)
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Chilled by the glacial winds and lung-burning temperatures, Beyond Possible charts the incredible journey of an elite soldier who conquered 14 of the world’s toughest peaks in six months.
What happens when ambition meets limitless imagination?
Enter Project Possible: a seemingly unreachable goal to climb all fourteen "death zone" mountains in record time. The previous record was seven years, ten months and six days.
I did it in six months.
This is the inside story of my incredible adventure. As a kid in Nepal, barefoot in the mountains, I developed the resilience I needed to later join the Gurkhas, one of the most fearless forces in the British Army. Then in the Special Boat Service I served in some of the world's most dangerous warzones.
But my next challenge was even more of a test.
In Beyond Possible I'll reveal how I conquered the world's most dangerous peaks, breaking several world records in the process. With my elite training, I was able to adapt quickly to the lethal conditions, rarely phased by the lung-burning temperatures or brutal winds. Fear became irrelevant because I had belief.
In the death zone, I came alive. But even after facing countless challenges, right at the peak of my achievements, my world fell apart when my mother was hospitalized.
But I survived and ultimately conquered the most deadly and hostile mountains on the planet. Beyond Possible is my story.
Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton
Number of pages: 320
Weight: 560 g
Dimensions: 236 x 158 x 32 mm
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“Inspiring and interesting”
I have been so looking forward to reading this book after loosely following Nims' s challenge when he was fundraising and planning, then getting more and more interested in how he was progressing.
He has such an... More
“What a story!”
Absolutely fantastic read, from the way Nims tells the story you just struggle to put the book down! Everything from his drive to complete the mission, his love for his family, his respect for his colleagues, all is... More
A truly epic read of courage, determination and true grit. The mans a machine!! Unreal stamina and skill. Phenomenal achievement.
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