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Homework On Everest

Jordan Romero continues his push to the top--and behaves like a 13-year-old in between

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You’d think that if you were making a summit push on Everest, you could get a break from homework. Not so for Jordan Romero, who hopes to become the youngest atop all Seven Summits. While busy resting and planning from Everest Base Camp, Romero still has to hit the books.

From his blog:

In addition to regular homework, his parents are also having Jordan catalog the effects of altitude on everyone in the team.


Way to go, mom and dad—that’s a smart way to trick your kid into doing scientific research. Guess it counts as science class, and anyway it beats algebra any day.

—Ted Alvarez

via Jordan Romero’s site