Saray Khumalo on Everest feat: I did it for people who were told, 'You can't do this'

Saray Khumalo has become the first black African woman to reach the top of Everest - her iron grit will take her ever higher

02 June 2019 - 00:00 By Claire Keeton

Saray Khumalo was unafraid to peer deep into the icy crevasses below her feet while crossing ladders in the Khumbu icefall, on her way to the summit of Mount Everest.

Many Everest climbers prefer to avert their gaze from these chasms but Khumalo - who on May 16 became the first African black woman to stand on top of the world's highest peak - is not like most people...

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