Challenge to reach Everest as first Deaf climber from Tokyo

February 24, 2016

The Deaf Tokyo native Tamura Satoshi, 50, has aimed at Everest reaching the summit as the first Deaf climber in the world (photo). He plans to leave Japan in May. 

Since his high school days, he has had a dream to climb Everest someday. 

Tamura challenged Everest twice times up to now, but he had to withdraw from reaching on the way to the summit of Everest because of bad weather in 2014 and the earthquake that attacked Nepal in 2015.

Fund-raising is being appealed by a cloud funding through "Motion Gallery" (

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