Thursday, January 10, 2008

Rest In Peace, Sir Ed

* Husband
* Father
* Grandfather
* First to scale Mount Everest
* Led First Motorized Expedition across Antarctica
* Co-Founded Scott Base
* First to stand at both Poles
* World War II Veteran
* Knight Commander of the Order of the British Empire
* Member of the Order of New Zealand
* Knight of the Order of the Garter
* Beekeeper

Sir Edmund Hilary ... You will be missed.

1 comment:

MattO said...

Not to get too picky, but Albert Crary was the first person to set foot at both poles.

Hillary was the first to hit both poles and summit Everest. And he was, and forever will be, a mountain of a person.