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Oldest American to Summit Mount Everest

Wednesday, July 07, 2021 7:26 AM

Art Muir, 75, the oldest American to summit Mount Everest, shares his journey to the top of the world and how NorthShore University HealthSystem helped him to achieve his goals.

In this first episode of a two-part series, listen to Art Muir, 75, the oldest American to summit Mount Everest, share his journey to the top of the world, what he did to prepare his body, the hardest days of the climb, and his message that you can do extraordinary things no matter your age. In Part 2, you’ll hear from his NorthShore Orthopaedic & Spine Institute surgeon Mark Bowen, MD, about how he helped Art prepare for the climb that made the record books.

For more information on the NorthShore Orthopaedic & Spine Institute, please visit http://www.northshore.org/orthopaedics.

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