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Vanessa O’Brien is the first woman to achieve the Explorer’s Extreme Trifecta. The 57-year-old woman scaled the peak of Mount Everest, dove 36,000 feet to the deepest point of the Pacific Ocean and she just went to space. O’Brien was one of six passengers aboard the launch of Jeff Bezos’ blue-origin rocket and viewed space 66 miles above the Earth. Before she became a world-class explorer, O’Brien worked as a banker.
CBS Evening News
Jeff Bezos’ Blue Origin launched six people briefly into space, including Vanessa O’Brien, the first woman to complete the Explorers’ Extreme trifecta.
Good Day LA
Vanessa O’Brien talks with Good Day LA host Michaela Pereira about her new book, To The Greatest Heights, on May 6, 2021.
Why K2 is a Harder Climb Than Mount Everest
(Tech Insider) Interview with Vanessa about why Mt. Everest isn’t the hardest mountain in the world to climb, and why so fewer who attempt K2 ever make it to the top.
Vanessa O’Brien talks to Stephen Dixon on Sky News about her lastest expeditions and book, To The Greatest Heights, on 30 April 2021.