Deaf mountaineer succeeds in reaching the Everest summit
May 24, 2016

Tachikawa-shi, Tokyo announced on May 24 that the Deaf mountaineer Tamura Satoshi, 51, who resides in the city, succeeded in reaching the summit of the world highest peak Everest (8,848 meters) on May 21. (photo)

Tamara is the first Deaf person who reached the summit in the world according to the city.

He with his climbing history for 37 years succeeded in the third time challenging. He has been doing high-altitude training since March.

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