US teenager climbs world's highest mountains

Jordan Romero, 15, becomes the youngest person to climb the tallest summit on all seven continents.

    A US teenager has become the youngest person to climb the highest mountain on all seven of the world's continents.

    Jordan Romero, 15, completed his six-year mission by climbing Antarctica's Vinson Massif.

    Now he is encouraging other young people to follow his healthy and active lifestyle.

    Al Jazeera's Bhanu Bhatnagar reports.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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