Tomorrow, Sean Swarner Cancer Climber races with CNN correspondent MIKE TOBIN, in one of Colorado’s hardest races. Sean’s been training relentlessly as he continues to be an global inspiration for athletes and survivors of every kind. Sean Swarner’s life-journey would be incredible without his back story of two cancers, but with his medical history and challenges, he truly understands living life to the fullest and overcoming challenges.
“Keep Climbing” isn’t just a mantra for the mountains, it’s for life. Sean Swarner embodies the never-say-die attitude and is an inspiration to millions around the world. Once given 14 days to live and after being read his last rites, Sean kept moving forward to summit Everest with only one functioning lung. After climbing the highest mountain in the world, he had his sights set on climbing the highest mountain on every continent (7-Summits) and the Hawaii Ironman. After surviving two deadly cancers, no mountain is too high, no challenge too difficult for this determined man. Being the only person in the world to have accomplished what he has, his upcoming events will continue setting him apart from the rest of the world.
The Power of Four Ski Mountaineering Race – one of the most challenging events in Aspen/Snowmass – is back and will test the endurance of athletes as they race in teams of two across all four area mountains. The course covers approximately 25 miles and more than 12,000 vertical feet of climbs. A two mountain category is also an option, covering ground on Aspen Highlands and Aspen Mountain. Visit http://www.ussma.org/ TO LEARN MORE ABOUT THE RACE and www.seanswarner.com to learn more about Sean
Sean’s life-journey would be incredible without his back story of two cancers, but with his medical history and challenges, he truly understands living life to the fullest and overcoming challenges. With one functioning lung and being the first cancer survivor to summit Everest, Sean and his teammate on team “The Three Lungs” are testing their abilities and stamina yet again.
~Megan Erickson, be.Media House
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