India’s Arunima Sinha becomes world’s first woman amputee to scale Antarctica’s highest peak


Arunima Sinha etched her name in history when she became the first female amputee to climb the Mount Everest in 2013. Now, she has proved her mettle yet again by climbing the highest peak of Antarctica’s, Mount Vinson in January 2019. This brings Arunima closer to her dream of climbing the highest peaks of every continent and hoist the National Flag.

She has already scaled 5 peaks- Everest in Asia, Kilimanjaro in Africa, Elbrus in Europe, Kosizko in Australia, Aconcagua in Argentina (South America) besides Carstensz Pyramid in Indonesia.