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Woman with MS Summits Everest and Completes the Seven Summits
Date:4/7/2010

d climbing machine at Bayfield Recreation Center. She set ladders into trees and across hay bales in her yard to practice crossing the dangerous crevasses in the Khumbu Ice Fall on Everest. Breathing exercises helped prepare her for Everest's high altitudes.

Knowing that climbing Everest requires more than physical strength, she taught herself to halt negative thinking, turn the fearful steps across crevasses into a positive mantra, and to gain strength from the support of friends and family.

"No matter what you think your limitations are, ordinary people can accomplish extraordinary things," says Schneider.

In addition to MS events, since summiting Everest Schneider has also spoken at schools, colleges, corporate events and civic organizations. She offers anecdotes and inspiration at her Facebook page Lori Schneider (Empowerment Through Adventure) and on the website for her company, Empowerment through Adventure. She also offers two books, and a "Lori's Leap of Faith" pendant.
Schneider is currently organizing a climbing expedition to Kilimanjaro for people with MS.
For more information or to book a speaking engagement, contact Lori@ETAdventure.com. Photos, interviews,video and additional resources are available.

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