Benjamin Chan hurt his ankle in the early stages of his climb, an injury that would haunt him closer to the summit. Photo: Handout

Twisted ankle, inner monologues and dead bodies: youngest Hongkonger to scale Mount Everest recalls his journey to the top

Benjamin Chan, 19, craves a bowl of barbecued pork with rice as he flies home victorious, but after that, he has his sights on the Explorers Grand Slam

Topic |   Hong Kong youth

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Benjamin Chan hurt his ankle in the early stages of his climb, an injury that would haunt him closer to the summit. Photo: Handout
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Naomi Ng

Naomi Ng

Naomi is a city news reporter at the South China Morning Post. She joined the Post in 2015 as a cadet reporter and has previously written for CNN International in Hong Kong, and Mizzima news in Myanmar.