Have you ever had a dream only to wait around and feel like you are too old or
too out of shape to accomplish it?
Norris, who at age 59, attempted the world's 6th
highest mountain, Cho Oyu, as a prelude to her climb on Mt. Everest. Nancy
will attempt to become the oldest American woman to Summit Everest in Spring
This mother of four and grandmother of four has already
proven her spirit and strength in the mountains with over 15 climbs on four
continents since being introduced to the sport only five years ago. Her
climbs including classic peaks like Mt. Rainier (Washington) and Mt. McKinley
(Alaska.). Nancy lives in Flint, Michigan, where she serves as the aerobic
fitness coordinator for a hospital-related health center and also practices as
a fitness trainer specializing in closed head injury health and fitness
rehabilitation. On Cho Oyu, Nancy Norris joined a team of 25 climbers, guides
and support staff organized by International Mountain Guides, Inc. (IMG).
Headquartered in Ashford, WA under the direction of American mountaineer Eric
Simonson. Want to help or be involved with Nancy' climb? contact
EverestSpeakersBureau.com, Marketing and
Call Todd at
Below is her Cho Oyu Photo Show Part One:
Click on these photos!
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