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Korean Completes Grand Slam of Mountaineering

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The Korea Times reports that South Korean Park Young-seok reached the North Pole which would make him the first person to climb 14 8,000 meter peaks, climb the seven summits, and reach the North and South Poles.

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  1. Wow, that’s amazing. Koreans surprise me all the time. If an American accomplished that, it would’ve been on the national news. Oddly, I didn’t even see it on BBC and they are a bit better when it comes to international news.

  2. Grand Slam is right! Hope there is a book in the works about this enduring adventure. Any other good links that go into more detail about this?!
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