#KeepClimbing is Sean Swarner’s motto and he’ll be our guest on #CancerBlab on Wednesday April 27th at 10m PT/11am MT/1pm ET.
Who is Sean Swarner? Or better yet, where is Sean Swarner?
At any moment he may be summiting a peak or braving a frozen continent.
Sean Swarner is a speaker, an author, and an adventurer with a lived experience that is nothing short of inspirational. Cancer treatments for Hodgkin’s Disease (at 13 years of age) AND Askin’s Sarcoma (at 16 years of age), left Sean with one functional lung.
Sean decided on climbing as a way of giving back and providing inspiration to the cancer community. His first summit was Mt. Everest and he has scaled Kilimanjaro 13 times with another climb scheduled for 7/17-7/30 2016. (Click here to join Sean’s next Kilimanjaro expedition!)
He is the ONLY survivor of two different cancers (with the function of one lung) to summit the highest elevation on each of the continents, the 7 summits. In addition to Mt. Everest (EurAsia), he has successfully scaled Mt. McKinley (North America), Aconcagua (South America), Kilimanjaro (Africa), Cartensz Pyramid (Australia), Elbrus (Russia), and Vinson (Antartica): THE 7 Summits.
When he’s not climbing you will likely find him inspiring others as he takes his lived experience and the hope he embodies to audiences all over the world. His most recent book series– 7 Summits to Success–inspires the reader climb by climb, continent by continent.
Here is the story of Sean’s Everest ascent: