Monday, 17 May 2010

Record Broken: Bonita reaches the summit of Mt. Everest



BREAKIN NEWS

On the morning of Monday 17th May 2010 Bonita Norris reached the summit Mt. Everest. In doing so, she has become the proud new holder of a British record: Youngest British Female.

Full Blog to follow, once she is back down safely. Bonita has relayed this message:

"Thank you ALL for such incredible support back home, it really kept me going in the toughest of moments. Also a special thank you to those who contributed to the campaign by topping up their mobile phones at ATMs.

Thank you also to my sponsor, Mobile Phone Top-Up at ATM (VocaLink), who have helped make this dream come true."

26 comments:

  1. Well done! That is absolutely amazing. I just read about this on the BBC news website. It said you're the youngest British woman to do it. By the way, the expedition leader has a cool name ;)

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  2. Congratulations, just read about it on the BBC website. Great achievement.

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  3. Congratulations Bonita! Your achievement today and the dedication, hard work and self belief leading up to it is no less than inspiring. It's a stark reminder of what we can achieve when we put our minds to it!

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  4. Wow! Bonita, your achievement is awesome and inspiring. Congratulations and enjoy the celebrations!

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  5. Really excited to read about your achievement just now on the BBC website. Wow! Congratulations for so many things but especially following your idea in the first place (despite all the sceptics) right through to completion. "Well done" seems so tame to how proud you make us all.
    Mike (Rotary Club of Windsor St George)

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  6. Massive congratulations :) :) :). I look forward to reading the whole story x

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  7. Awesome achievement Bonita. Everyone at Hotwire is incredibly proud of you. Well done and get down safely.

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  8. May the positive force be with you always and may the mighty winds of Everest carry you higher up in the sky as you continue on your noble journey through this only know living planet!

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  9. Well done Bonita, congratulations on your brilliant achievement, not just for being the youngest British female but for having the strength and courage to summit in the first place. Also well done to the other members of your team, a great job done by all.

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  10. Congratulations to all the team. I'm green with envy!

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  11. This is totally amazing and inspiring!!! Congratulations. I've been following you the way to the top !!! It must have been the best feeling in the world, to stand on top of the world. Well done!!! XX

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  12. Well done, Bonita! Such an inspiration to us all. I've been following your blog since returning from a trek to Everest base camp via Gokyo. I think I missed you by a day or two. It's an amazing place and so happy to made it all the way to the top! Just make it back safe and sound so we can hear all about it.

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  13. Fabulous! A great achievement. Well Done.

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  14. Congratulations! That's an awesome achievement!

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  15. What an achievement! Inspiring to all of us!

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  16. Congratulations! A great achivement at a young age.

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  17. Skills. Feel free to come and celebrate in Delhi with us and a vat of kingfisher. V. jealous!!

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  18. Congratulations on your most amazing achievement Bonita. Seriously beautiful up there - breathtaking (forgive the high-altitude pun *s*)

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  19. Congratulations Bonita Norris! It's Amazing.. Already Post Your Event On My Gallery.. info-gallery.org (^.^)

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  20. Well done and there me thing running the Windermere Marathon was a biggy!

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  21. Congratulations from everyone at Royal Holloway, but particularly us in Development! Its been great to follow your progress and we are all so proud of what you've done!

    Rohan, Kathryn, Tania, Steve and Beryl

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  22. Congrats!!! Like others I read about your effort today. You must be on the top of the world! Oh, yes! Thanks for the great story.

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  23. Fantastic!!! Very well done... now take care on the descent. Looking forwards to hearing all about it!

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  24. Congratulations. You're a hell of a woman.

    :)

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  25. Amazing effort!! Enjoy those beers in Kathmandu!

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