Growing up in Virginia, DiGiulian found her love for climbing when she began scaling walls at just 6 years old. “People thrive the best when they’re having fun and enjoying what they’re doing in that moment. And for me, that’s climbing,” she says. “I really love finding that flow and the connection with the motion, that I’m moving up the wall and really engaging all of my senses.”
Nazreen (b. 1982)
is an adventurer, writer and activist from Bangladesh. She is a mouintaneer,
and the first and only Bangladeshi to complete the Seven Summits. She is the
only woman to be named both a National Geographic Adventurer and Emerging
She obtained a degree in Social Psychology, and
later established a foundation that works to empower teenage girls and help
them achieve their potential. She dedicated her successful Everest climb to the
women of Bangladesh, and embarked on the Seven Summits challenge in celebration
of the progress of women’s rights in her country.
Nothing is more fun than climbing with your friends and getting spanked all day long. I think they plan out their day just to torture me on all of the problems they have wired. ;) - What is the name and rating of this thing? I almost made a single move on it. Almost!
It’s fascinating. It is quite extraordinary to have them. I have never had four women looking after me- they are the most incredible women. The first one had climbed Everest. I said ‘how long did it take?’ and she said 16 days! It’s quite remarkable.
Camilla, The Duchess of Cornwall on the eight female bodyguards assigned to her while in the UAE, 11.11.2016