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Yuichiro Miura, The First Man To Ski Down Mount Everest

In 1970, Yuichiro Miura became the first person to literally ski down the face of Mount Everest. The event was documented in the 1974 documentary ‘The Man Who Skied Down Everest’ which one Best Documentary at the 1975 Academy Awards. If he didn’t live, he probably would have won a Darwin Award too.

Published on March 2, 2014