By doing the climb not once, but twice in a week, Chhurim Sherpa holds the Guinness Book World’s Record for the feat that she achieved May 12, 2012. It takes Guinness a little too long to notice these feats. She’s continuing to climb other peaks and will do Everest again. (CNN – Chhurim Sherpa)
The world of mountain climbing, a man Apa Sherpa has summited Everest 21 times and now holds the Guinness Book of World Records. Everest climbers are known for their deaths as much as their successes and how a single person has made it to the top 21 times seems nearly impossible. But if you’re in the business of getting to the top of Everest, this is the guy you want to pay to get you there. Also of note his conservation efforts on climate change continues.
World’s shortest woman wants to be a Bollywood star? At 18, Jyoti Amge a high schooler from Nagpur, India, is the world’s shortest according to Guinness Book and stands 24.7 inches – just over two feet. (Yahoo – Jyoti Amge)