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On Kilian Jornet, Alex Honnold and Ueli Steck: What comes next?

As the spring of 2017 unfolded, new frontiers in climbing and mountaineering were opened.

On May 21, Kilian Jornet set a speed record ascent of Mount Everest, climbing the world’s highest peak in just 26 hours. 809 more words

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Reservoir of Inspiration: the legacy of Ueli Steck

What happens after all your heroes have gone? It is one thing entirely, to lose your heroes by moral failing; when you put someone on a pedestal, only to find them far below your perfect expectations of them. 1,109 more words

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Goodbye, Ueli.

“Swiss climber Ueli Steck has died.” The voice from NPR echoed through my car on an otherwise bright April day, and I felt my heart break inside my chest. 442 more words

RIP Ueli Steck, a truly great sportsman

“On 30 April, one of the world’s greatest sportsmen died near Mount Everest. Ueli Steck, 40, was a Swiss mountaineer who astonished even fellow climbers with feats of agility, skill and speed. 152 more words

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5 Famous Ueli Steck Videos

Ueli Steck, one of the most revered mountaineers of his time, died on 30, April 2017 while on a Himalayan expedition on Mount Nuptse. He was 40 years old. 341 more words

Notable People

Ueli Steck Dies on Nuptse at Age 40

Ueli Steck, one of the most revered mountaineers of his time, died on 30, April 2017 while on a Himalayan expedition on Mount Nuptse. He was 40 years old. 942 more words

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Ueli Steck - More than a Mountaineer

I returned from a  trip to Snowdonia this weekend to see the sad news about Ueli Steck, a legend within the mountaineering community, and a man who consistently pushed boundaries and redefined man’s relationship with the mountains.  560 more words

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