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Aussies celebrate nation's first wearing of the green

...into a gorilla on our back. For Adam winning, it's become akin to our sporting Mount Everest, and he's our Sir Edmund Hillary."Said Scott's father, Phil: "It was a big deal for Australians. Whatever anyone else thought of it, it...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/aussies-celebrate-nations-first-wearing-gr
Learning true facts about planet makes my head spin

...South Pole off as a desert palm. I grew up in the figurative shadow of Mount Everest because of its 1953 conquest by Edmund Hillary and Tenzing Norgay; everyone knew that, at 29,029 feet, it was tops. We were only half right. A decade ago...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/09/21/moo_548921.shtml
Glynn Moore
Author tells of crime on Everest

...climbers and modern amenities, but shies away from offering any solutions. Maybe he should have listened to Sir Edmund Hillary, the first man on Everest, whose half-century of building schools for Himalayan children is referenced throughout...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/03/16/liv_191034.shtml
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Club celebrates exploration

...perhaps best exemplified by its honorary chair, Sir Edmund Hillary. With Sherpa Tenzing Norgay, he was first to the...to Nepal's mountain region near Everest. "Sir Edmund Hillary exemplified the very spirit that keeps the world exploring...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/01/27/out_185101.shtml
Outdoors
Nepal, Hillary celebrate Everest anniversary

...modest Sherpas to the royal family, Nepal honored Sir Edmund Hillary on Thursday to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the...celebrating "a day in history where my father and Sir Edmund Hillary made the climb of this formidable mountain, taking...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/30/oth_374101.shtml
Other sports
Hillary unhappy with Everest conditions on 50th anniversary of conquest

...anniversary of his historic ascent of Mount Everest, Sir Edmund Hillary complained about legions of climbers partying at base...Hillary's son, Peter. Sometime during all those feasts, Edmund Hillary said he would slip out for a separate dinner with...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/29/oth_373993.shtml
Other sports
After 50 years, some Mount Everest veterans suggest letting highest peak rest

KATMANDU, Nepal -- Sir Edmund Hillary and other Mount Everest pioneers suggested Tuesday that the world's tallest peak deserves a rest after a half century of more...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/05/28/oth_373887.shtml
Other sports
Everest base camp to get Internet cafe

...of e-mail to their friends and family back home," Gyalzen said. Since Everest was conquered by New Zealander Edmund Hillary and Sherpa Tenzing Norgay on May 29, 1953, more than 1,200 people have climbed the mountain and nearly 200 died...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/03/08/tec_368374.shtml
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War treaty made headlines in 1919

...Pierre Trudeau, former Alabama Gov. George C. Wallace and singer Nat King Cole. Other notable births included Sir Edmund Hillary, first to reach the top of Mount Everest; and Jackie Robinson, the first African-American to play in professional...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1999/03/19/met_256589.shtml
Metro
Members of Himalayan ethnic group flock to U.S.

...efforts. Norgay is the youngest son of perhaps the most famous Sherpa, the late Tenzing Norgay, who accompanied Sir Edmund Hillary on the first successful ascent of Everest 45 years ago this month. Norgay came to America in 1990 to go to college...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/05/26/ent_229529.shtml
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