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80-Year-Old Man Seeks to Climb Mount Everest

Eighty-year-old Yuichiro Miura is preparing to climb Mount Everest for the third time. If successful, he will set the record for the oldest person to climb the world's tallest peak.
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Yuichiro Miura training in Tokyo for his 2013 climb up Mount Everest. (Miura Dolphins)
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Yuichiro Miura training in Tokyo for his 2013 climb up Mount Everest. (Miura Dolphins)

Yuichiro Miura at the Mount Everest summit, May 26, 2008. (Miura Dolphins)
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Yuichiro Miura at the Mount Everest summit, May 26, 2008. (Miura Dolphins)

Yuichiro Miura and his son, Gota Miura, at the Mount Everest summit, May 22, 2003. (Miura Dolphins)
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Yuichiro Miura and his son, Gota Miura, at the Mount Everest summit, May 22, 2003. (Miura Dolphins)

Yuichiro Miura on his way to the Mount Everest summit in 2003. (Miura Dolphins)
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Yuichiro Miura on his way to the Mount Everest summit in 2003. (Miura Dolphins)

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