An inspiring talk from Everest mountaineer Jason Black, presented by the Letterkenny Lions. “From rock bottom to the top of the world” is a special event that will see Jason open up to an audience for the first time about his life-changing journey which culminated in him reaching the summit of Everest on May 19 2013.
“We are living in an environment with a lot of gloom and doom. Everyone has their own Everest to climb, whether it is suicide, depression, lack of work or lack of money.
“I will speak of my own challenges in life and I’m sure people will draw the parallels. I’m nervous about speaking to an audience because I will be opening up about things I’ve never spoke of before. I will be showing pictures of the climb for the first time and speaking of how in the face of adversity we have to look deep within ourselves to meet our dreams.
“To young people the message is there is nothing that can’t be achieved, you need to focus on it, you need to have a plan and you need to chase your dreams. That is what I want to bring back to the youth of the county,” he added. Continue reading..
Jason Black: From Rock Bottom to the Top of the World, Wed 30 April 2014. Book now.