South Island School alum Marin Minamiya, age 20, has conquered Mount Everest, plus a journey to the South Pole. Photo: Xiaomei Chen

How 20-year-old Marin Minamiya is about to complete the Explorers Grand Slam

Only North Pole trip remains for her to clinch adventurers’ coveted record of climbing the highest peaks on each of the seven continents, and reaching both poles

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South Island School alum Marin Minamiya, age 20, has conquered Mount Everest, plus a journey to the South Pole. Photo: Xiaomei Chen
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