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Nishikori, Cilic will face off in mens US Open final

...Flushing Meadows."It's going to be a tricky final. First final for both of the guys, they're going to both be nervous," Ivanisevic said. "But whoever wins is going to be on top of the world. You know, Mount Everest is Monday."

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/other-sports/2014-09-07/nishikori-cilic-will
Aussies giddy over mate's Masters milestone

...Scott said.But there could be only one first."It was an achievement that hadn't been done," Phil Scott said. "I think that's going to be a great pride for Adam always. Plenty of people have been up Mount Everest after Hillary."

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/aussies-giddy-over-mates-masters-milestone
Aussies celebrate nation's first wearing of the green

...jacket ? like a monkey growing 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...

http://augusta.com/masters/story/news/aussies-celebrate-nations-first-wearing-gr
For a different bulb, try planting alliums

...in Butler's garden, there are dozens of varieties of ornamental alliums.Try the shimmering white flowers of the Mount Everest allium, or the fuchsia with metallic undertones in the Stars of Persia variety, says Kim Fusaro, the head gardener...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/life/home/gardening/2013-10-10/different-bulb-try-p
Society in search of best veggie burger in Augusta

...Cleary, who is a member of the CSRA Vegetarian Society. If typical burgers are the Rockies, then veggie burgers are Mount Everest: They can be crafted from a wide variety of vegetable proteins, including corn, soy, beans, tofu, nuts, mushrooms...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/things-do/applause/2013-10-15/society-search-best-v
Tour de France leader Chris Froome maintains big advantage

LE GRAND-BORNAND, France - Half the height of Mount Everest, climbed on a bike, in a single day. Even by Tour de France standards, Stage 19 was hard."At times, you just feel like you're...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/college/2013-07-19/tour-de-france-leader-chr
Chamberlain's record scoring night still stands tall

...tower over his peers, he left records that endured for decades. And for 50 years, one mighty number has stood as the Mount Everest of sport's magic numbers. 100 points.At 25, Chamberlain had already crafted a career built on steady, sustained...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/sports/nba/2012-03-01/chamberlains-record-scoring-n
Learning true facts about planet makes my head spin

...None of my teachers ever tried to pass the 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...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/09/21/moo_548921.shtml
Glynn Moore
Must-reads

...with a fictionalized take on the horrors of the Taliban. "Into Thin Air," by Jon Krakauer. A disastrous ascent up Mount Everest will leave you gasping for air, Ms. Deriso says. "To Kill a Mockingbird," by Harper Lee. Her coming-of-age...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/01/04/liv_506255.shtml
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Judge gives reprieve to Elmore family

...last week at age 92 and remains not only respected as an academic but also admired as one of the oldest men to climb Mount Everest, which he did at age 72. SYLVIA SAYS: "My friends at The Chronicle asked whether I wanted to send a retirement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2009/01/04/met_506448.shtml
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