Babu and Lakpa: National Geographic Adventurers of the Year

Babu Sunuwar and Lakpa Tsheri Sherpa's ultimate descent from Everest by paraglider, won them the National Georgraphic 2011 Adventurers of the Year award

Babu Sunuwar and Lakpa Tsheri Sherpa's ultimate descent from Everest by paraglider, won them the National Georgraphic 2011 Adventurers of the Year award

Babu Sunuwar and Lakpa Tsheri Sherpa have been voted National Geographic Adventurers of the Year 2012, for their tandem flight from Everest and kayak to the sea.

You can read all about the adventure on National Geographic’s website, and then watch the video of them receiving the National Geographic People’s Choice award.


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