Yasuyuki Okubo (left), Mount Kosciuszko (right)
Yasuyuki Okubo, a deaf climber from Kanazawa City in Ishikawa Prefecture, succeeded in reaching the top of Mount Kosciuszko, the highest mountain in Australia at 11:17am, February 25th, 2009 (local time).
Okubo said, "I was happy to make it this time because of the good weather. It was fortunate for me to overcome the third challenge. I greatly appreciate rooting."
Source: The Deaf and Hard of Hearing NEWS (subscription)
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