Jordan Romero - Young Boy Successfully Conquers Top Of Mount Everest
Jordan RomeroJordan Romero decided that he was going to mount the 7 summits, the highest peak on each continent, before he turned 16 when he was only 9. His Dad, Paul Romero, who is mounting Everest with him this week, says that Jordan’s determination to climb the 7 summits out of the blue one day. ”One day I picked up Jordan from school, he hopped in the car and we weren’t 100 yards down the street before he looked at me and he said ‘Dad, I want to climb the seven summits,” Paul said.
At the age of 12, Jordan Romero of Big Bear, California has already climbed five of world’s highest mountains. His goal is to become the youngest person to climb the highest peak on each of the seven continents. On Thurs., Sept. 25, ABC Nightline will air an exclusive story about Jordan, his family and his quest. Check your local listings for showtimes.