From the Associated Press:
BIG BEAR, Calif. (AP) — A Southern California teenager became the youngest person to successfully climb to the summit of the seven tallest mountains on Earth’s seven continents, according to his website.
Jordan Romero, 15, called his mother Leigh Ann Drake on Saturday to confirm that he’d achieved his goal of reaching the top of Mt. Vinson Massif in Antarctica.
The Big Bear, Calif.-native beat the record previously held by British climber George Atkinson, who completed the ascents at age 16 in May.
Romero’s team began the climb Wednesday. Romero’s Facebook page, “Find