Born: 19 June 1961Special Achievements:
First woman to climb Japan's highest peak, Mount Fuji, with a bicycle during her cycling trip through Asia, covering a total of 17,ooo kms (1983-5)
First woman to reach 6,500 metres on Mount Everest.Additional Information:
Adventurer, author, photographer, journalist, television presenter, keynote speaker, and artist. World's first complete traverse of the Himalayas, solo trek across Tibet, climbed all major peaks and ranges on African Continent.