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Nims Purja: The Nepalese mountaineer who breaks boundaries for a living

Nims Purja: The Nepalese mountaineer who breaks boundaries for a living

Update: 2022-05-23
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Nepal-born Nirmal ‘Nims’ Purja is the first Gurkha to serve in the United Kingdom Special Forces. After 10 years of service he decided to give everything up to climb all the world’s 14 peaks over 8,000m in seven months – the last person who achieved the feat took seven years. Hear his story, in his own words, about his humble beginnings and his big dreams.

This long read from RedBull.com is written and read by Josh Sampiero.

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Nims Purja: The Nepalese mountaineer who breaks boundaries for a living

Nims Purja: The Nepalese mountaineer who breaks boundaries for a living

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