Erik Weihenmayer

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Birthday
23, 1968
Birthplace
New Jersey
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthplace
New Jersey

About

First blind person to successfully climb Mt. Everest on May 25, 2001.

Before Fame

He went completely blind when he was thirteen years old from a disease called retinoschisis.

Trivia

He was featured in a documentary called Blindsight in 2006.

Family Life

He married his wife Ellen in 1997.

Associated With

He was interviewed by Katie Couric after he climbed Mt. McKinley.