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Chad Kellogg – Suffer Machine

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Chad Kellogg had a goal: to set a new speed record on 29,029-foot Mt. Everest. Without oxygen. Without assistance. Basecamp to basecamp.

While training for Everest, Kellogg established the first American route on the south face of Aconcagua in Argentina, solo. He lost the tip of his thumb
in the process.

“The suffering that goes on in climbing, there’s different facets to it,” Kellogg says in the video. “I already had a pretty good level of suffering tolerance,
you know, my nickname on occasion was Suffer Machine.”

In 2014, Kellogg, age 42, was killed by rockfall while descending Supercanaleta on Fitz Roy in Patagonia.

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