A NINE-YEAR-OLD US boy has become the youngest person in recorded history to reach the summit of Argentina’s Aconcagua mountain, which at 6962 metres is the tallest peak in the western and southern hemispheres.
“Father, must I? I don’t really want to. Why must I”
Tyler did not understand the time and effort that his father had put into this adventure. Book rights and sponsorship could not be ignored. However, for Tyler who had been ‘training’ for the last three years for this day was really questioning this whole activity, he just didn’t get it.
Tyler’s father barked outside of the tent, “Just do it, son, just do it”