Category Archives: Adventurers

Johnny Strange

[cnn-photo-caption image= http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2009/images/06/30/art.strange.ypwr.jpg caption=”Johnny Strange, 17, is the youngest person to climb seven summits.”] This is a first. I get to feature someone who beat the world record of another young person I featured. Samantha Larson was one of our … Continue reading

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Jessica Cox

[cnn-photo-caption image= http://i2.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2009/images/02/22/art.cox.plane.gif caption=”Jessica Cox, 25, born without arms, is training to become a sport pilot instructor.”] Whether it’s swimming, gymnastics or tap dancing as a kid or driving and flying as a young adult, this girl does it all, … Continue reading

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Zac Sunderland

[cnn-photo-caption image=http://i.cdn.turner.com/cnn/2008/images/06/03/art.sunderland.ypwr.jpg caption=”Zac Sunderland, 16, plans to sail around the world in a boat that he and his father fixed up.”]Some dreams, it seems, probably will remain just that: distant, whimsical, cinematic adventures. That’s what you probably think when “sailing … Continue reading

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