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#Xia Boyu

# xia-boyu - Monday 14 May, 2018

Double leg amputee reaches summit of Everest, 40 years after losing his feet during his first attempt

Xia Boyu had both his feet amputated after suffering frostbite during his first attempt at Everest in 1975.

# xia-boyu - Sunday 8 April, 2018

A climber who lost both legs to frostbite is hoping to finally conquer Everest

A ban on blind and double amputee climbers has been overturned.