Sat 23 May, 2009 10:46 am
Veteran British adventurer Sir Ranulph Fiennes has reached the summit of Mount Everest, succeeding after two previous attempts ended in failure.
He becomes the oldest Briton and the first British pensioner to scale the world's highest mountain
Sir Ranulph turned back from the summit on his first attempt in 2005 after having a heart attack.
Exhaustion forced him to turn back when he tried to climb it again last year.
This man is father to the actor Ralph who joined the mile high club with a Qantas stewardess a couple of years ago.
Guess Sir Ran( as the BBC called him) is much more newsworthy than Ralphy boy.
Sat 23 May, 2009 12:00 pm
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