Fifty years ago, Jim Whittaker became the first American to summit Mt. Everest. Today he’s still an adventurer and and avid environmentalist. He was the first full-time employee of REI, and retired as President and CEO after 25 years with the company.
He has a couple of things to say. And we’re all ears.
“Being out on the edge, with everything at risk, is where you learn and grow the most.” – Jim Whittaker
Above Video: A Life Well Lived | Jim Whittaker & 50 Years of Everest from Eric Becker on Vimeo.