Renata Chlumska at the Swedish release of Saving Mount Everest
|Nationality||Swedish and Czech|
December 9, 1973 |
|Occupation||Adventurer and Mountain Climber|
|Known for||First Swedish and Czech woman to climb Mount Everest.|
|Updated on 13 January 2015.|
In 1999, she became the first Swedish and Czech woman to climb Mount Everest. During 2005 and 2006 she performed a challenge called "Around America Adventure" in the lower 48 states of the United States. She paddled a kayak from Seattle to San Diego, bicycled with the kayak on a carriage from San Diego to Brownsville, Texas, continued kayaking around Florida to Eastport, Maine, and then bicycled back to Seattle. She became the first person to circumnavigate 32 states by bicycle and kayak.
She was engaged to Göran Kropp when he died in a climbing accident.
- "National Geographic Adventure Mag.: Q&A with Swedish Mountaineer Renata Chlumska" National Geographic, August 2003. Retrieved January 13, 2015.
- "Around America, by land and by sea" The Seattle Times, September 18, 2006. Retrieved January 13, 2015.
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