Jim Whittaker, Mount Everest's First American, Looks Back
Climber Jim Whittaker, the first American to summit the great peak, 50 years ago, looks back on his landmark ascent.
For years, a violent drifter with a long arrest record has roamed the wilderness of southern Utah, trapping what he eats, raiding weekend cabins for supplies, and evading one of the biggest manhunts in the West. He's armed, dangerous, and desperate to stay free. What would it take to bring him in alive?
The world's most famous chef didn't cut an easy path to glory – dodging an abusive father, then making his name in London's most merciless kitchens. These days, Ramsay is a doting family man and gentler TV presence, but he still answers to the rules of the jungle, where rivals are vanquished and nothing gets in the way of another Michelin star.
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