14 PEAKS The Nimsdai Story | MBE SBS | Bought The T-Shirt #229

14 Peaks the Nimsdai story features Nimsdai Purja who is one of the world’s greatest mountaineers and veteran of the Special Boat Service.

14 PEAKS The Nimsdai Story

Nimsdai was born in Nepal and like his father and brothers before, signed up to join the Gurkhas. Nims then passed selection for the UK’s special-forces and served another ten years with the Special Boat Service. After leaving the forces, Nims has gone on to become one of the world’s greatest mountaineers. He has accumulated an ever-growing list of record-breaking climbs and rescue missions. After one such mission, Nims was awarded an MBE for outstanding achievement in high-altitude mountaineering. His Netflix documentary, ’14 Peaks’, follows his attempt to summit all 14 of the world’s ‘Death Zone’ peaks in just seven months.

Transcript from ’14 PEAKS The Nimsdai Story’ podcast

Nims – Thank you Chris. You know it’s a really humbling. Everything I do in life, I give one-hundred percent and writing this book was one of the hardest things I have ever done. I’m not sure if i’m going to write another book if i’m honest. When you write something, it becomes black and white, then it becomes concrete. To write this amount of an enormous book up to this stage, it’s kind my autobiography. I grew up in a very small humbling background with almost nothing. To joining The Gurkhas, failing on the first attempt and then making it happen. Then going into the special forces and serving with the elite forces for ten years.

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My Life In The Death Zone | Nirmal ‘Nimsdai’ Purja MBE | #119

My Life In The Death Zone, features Nirmal ‘Nimsdai’ Purja MBE, ex Gurkha and Special Boat Service.

My Life In The Death Zone

 
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Nirmal (‘Nims’) Purja MBE was born in Nepal. He served as a Gurkha and in the elite Special Boat Service (SBS) before leaving to embark upon a record-breaking conquest of all fourteen of the world’s 8,000m peaks in under seven months – beating the previous record of eight years.

Transcript snippet from ‘My Life In The Death Zone’ podcast

Chris and Nims

C – Nims, how are you brother?

N – I’m good Chris, how are you doing?

C – Wonderful! As I was saying before, one day we can meet in Nepal and do some climbing, and we won’t have to speak over Zoom.

N – Well, we’re adapting, hopefully next year my man. This is positive I’m sure.

C – Yeah, I want to stand on the top of Mount Everest with you.

N – We’re going to make it happen buddy, we’re going to make it happen. ‘

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Stranded On Everest at 18 | Alex Staniforth | Podcast #49

Stranded On Everest at 18, features Alex Staniforth, who is an adventurer, extreme endurance athlete and author. He has made two attempts to climb Mt. Everest and narrowly missed death by avalanche and earthquake. Alex is the fastest person to climb all 100 UK county tops – in 72 days. We discuss adventure, mindset and the most important preparation to get into training for the Royal Marines.
 
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Stranded On Everest at 18

Alex Staniforth is an adventurer, a TedX, inspirational speaker, EXTREME ENDURANCE ATHLETE and author. He has made two attempts to climb Mt. Everest and narrowly missed death by avalanche and earthquake. Alex is the fastest person to climb all 100 UK county tops – in 72 days. We discuss adventure, mindset and the most important preparation to get into training for the Royal Marines.

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Chris and Alex

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C – Alex, how are you brother?

A – I’m great thanks, good to be here and thanks for having me on.

C – Oh, it’s so kind that you agreed to come on at a pretty short notice. Although, we’re not really going anywhere at the moment, what with this lockdown. I saw your story on Linked In and I immediately thought, hang on I’ve seen this guy do a TedX talk. Which is impressive in itself. I remember you saying about turning adversity and bad experiences into something positive. Which is something I massively promote, if you don’t have a NO negative outlook, you’re just digging yourself into the ground.’

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