It's a sad news for all Kiwis and mountain climber worldwide: today Sir Edmund Hillary, the first man to climb Mt. Everest, died today at the age of 88.
All the words of the World will not be enough to say something about this great man, that 55 years ago achieved a result that is still only a dream for many other men now: just that he will be missed
To know more about this great mountaineer, explorer and philanthropist you can have a look at his article on wikipedia: Edmund Hillary.
Edmund Hillary, Everest