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  David Lim: Elbrus 2003


David Lim is best known in Asia and abroad for leading the 1st Singapore Mt Everest Expedition in 1998 which succeeded in placing two members on the summit. The climb captured the imagination of the entire country and helped reset the parameters of what could be achieved by the small and flat island nation. A week after returning from Everest, he experienced a life-and-death struggle with Guillain-Barre Syndrome, a serious nerve disorder. The disorder totally paralyzed and hospitalized him for six months. David is now partially disabled as a result.

His return to the great mountains of the world has been huge struggle and a constant source of inspiration and new insights into leadership and personal empowerment. Combining his media, legal and mountaineering background, David lectures internationally, sharing his views and thoughts about life-management skills, overcoming obstacles and leadership. He also presents uniquely Asian perspectives on international expeditions Popular lecture topics include A View From the Top: Lessons From Mt Everest.

David is now attempting Elbrus! Follow along as we cover his journey.... Dispatch Five: Just found an internet terminal (2 months old) near my hotel. Primitive and slow but it works. Check here for the full dispatch.

Dave Lim, Everest Climber, author and motivational speaker. To book David e-mail

 







 

 

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