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US teen in seven mountain peak record

26/12/11 09:54 CET

A 15-year-old American became the youngest person to climb the world’s seven highest mountains on Saturday.

Jordan Romero from California reached the 4,897 metre summit of Vinson Massif in Antarctica on Christmas Eve, six years after beginning his challenge.

Romero scaled Mount Kilimanjaro when he was just 10 and Everest at 13.

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