Oldest American to Summit Mount Everest

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By JONATHAN HILLENBRAND and NorthShore University HealthSystem. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

Art Muir, 75, the oldest American to summit Mount Everest, shares his journey to the top of the world and how NorthShore University HealthSystem helped him to achieve his goals.

In this first episode of a two-part series, listen to Art Muir, 75, the oldest American to summit Mount Everest, share his journey to the top of the world, what he did to prepare his body, the hardest days of the climb, and his message that you can do extraordinary things no matter your age. In Part 2, you’ll hear from his NorthShore Orthopaedic & Spine Institute surgeon Mark Bowen, MD, about how he helped Art prepare for the climb that made the record books.

For more information on the NorthShore Orthopaedic & Spine Institute, please visit http://www.northshore.org/orthopaedics.

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