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  When South African film producer Sean Wisedale summited Mount Everest he was both disappointed and ecstatic.


When South African film producer Sean Wisedale summited Mount Everest he was both disappointed and ecstatic.

His six-person team had prepared long and hard for the attempt at Everest. They climbed Mount McKinley in Alaska, as a trial and to build strength and endurance. However with some team members only a few hundred meters from the summit five of the six decided that they’d had enough of Everest’s infamous weather and abandoned the attempt. Wisedale felt that he was strong enough and continued on to the summit after joining a British team.

Wisedale is the fourth South African to make it to the top of the world’s tallest mountain. As a member of the Discovery Everest 2003 team Wisedale had hoped to summit the peak a day earlier to mark exactly 50 years after the first successful summit by New Zealander Sir Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay.

Wisedale was a day late, but elated nonetheless. Sean is now off to Mount Kilimanjaro, Tanzania, Africa (19,340ft/5,895m) to finish the Seven Summits.

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