Published: April 12, 2013 | By Vancouver Sun Podcasts
Posted in: Gone Wild
Vancouver Sun environment reporter Larry Pynn speaks with Pat Morrow, an East Kootenays resident who climbed Mount Everest in 1982, who ascended the summits of the highest peaks on seven continents in 1986, and who now has co-created a new e-book, Everest: High Expectations.
Morrow was first person in the world to have climbed the highest peaks of all seven continents. Morrow has other high altitude mountineering achievements, and in 1987, he was made a Member of the Order of Canada for exploits that have carried him into the top ranks of international mountaineering.
Famed Canadian astronaut Chris Hadfield did more than just sing David Bowie’s Space Oddity during his stay on the International Space Station: He recorded an entire album’s worth of original songs about life in orbit around the big blue ball. Francois Marchand caught up with him to talk about the intricacies of recording in space, his influences, and the release of his new album Space Sessions: Songs From A Tin Can. […]
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