Chinese double amputee climber Xia Boyu in Kathmandu, Nepal, before his successful summit of Mount Everest this year. Photo: AFP

Chinese double amputee talks about finally climbing Everest, 43 years after first attempt

Xia Boyu had his feet amputated after suffering severe frostbite during an attempt on Everest in 1975. This year, having battled cancer, bad weather and the Nepalese government, the 69-year-old finally got to the top

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Chinese double amputee climber Xia Boyu in Kathmandu, Nepal, before his successful summit of Mount Everest this year. Photo: AFP
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