EDMUND HILLARY- THE FIRST PERSON TO STAND ON TOP OF THE WORLD BY, MINJU KIM, CLEO CHAN, GABRIEL NG & DYLAN MACDONALD SIR EDMUND HILLARY- THE FIRST MAN to REACH THE SUMMIT of Mt. EVEREST BY: MIN-JU KIM, CLEO CHAN, GABRIEL NG, DYLAN MACDONALD
P.10-11 Edmund Hillary behind the PYP learner profiles
P.12 More facts about Edmund Hillary
P.13 What it is like to climb Mt. Everest
P.14 How he impacted?
P.15 – 16 Edmund Hillary’s Timeline
u Sir Edmund Hillary was born on July 20th 1919, in the south of Auckland. He grew up in Tuakau. He travelled to secondary school in the city which took 2 hours every morning. It was during a school trip to Mount Ruapehu that Edmund Hillary became interested in mountain climbing. Biography
During World War 2, he worked as an air- force navigator. In 1952, Edmund Hillary joined a New Zealand climbing team that trekked the Himalayas. This was just the beginning of his exploring. As time passed, he felt climbing became more and more interesting. Biography
In 1953, Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay, a man from Nepal became the first humans to reach the summit of Mt. Everest. Hillary also climbed different peaks in the Himalayas. When he came back down to his base, his words were “ We didn’t know if it was humanly possible to reach the top of Mount Everest. And even using oxygen tanks as we were, if we did get to the top, we weren’t at all sure whether we wouldn’t drop dead or something of that nature.” Biography
After he came back, he married an old friend Louise Rose. Louise gave birth to three children: Peter, Sarah & Belinda. Biography
On March 31st Louise and Belinda were flying to a camp near Mt. Everest to meet Edmund Hillary but they died in a plane crash. Edmund Hillary remarried June Mulgrew in 1989. He is now 87. Biography CONTENTS
Edmund Hillary was significant because he was the first person to climb Mt. Everest which is the highest mountain in the world.
He was curious and he wanted to have a go at climbing Mt. Everest.
Hillary showed the people of the world that it was actually possible to reach the summit of Everest. It led a lot of mountaineers to climb Mount Everest.
The Timeline of Sir Edmund Hillary Edmund Hillary was born He became an air force navigator Joined New Zealand climbing team that trekked the Himalayas He became the first person to stand on top of the world Married an old friend Louise Rose (1953-1975) July 20, 1919 1942 1951 May 29, 1953 September 3, 1953 CONTENTS
The Timeline of Sir Edmund Hillary Louise and Hillary’s daughter Belinda’s death Edmund Hillary remarried June Mulgrew March 31, 1975 1989 He is 87 2007 CONTENTS
HOW DID HILLARY IMPACT??? Edmund Hillary set up the charity ‘ The Himalaya Trust.’ This charity helps children and people of Nepal.