Johnny Strange – Youngest Person Ever to Climb the Seven Summits

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“Impossible is nothing,” says former Cub Scout Johnny Strange. Indeed, he lived out those words last summer when he climbed Mount Everest and Australia’s Mount Kosciuszko. By conquering those two peaks, Johnny became the youngest person ever to climb the Seven Summits — the tallest mountains on each of the seven continents.

This video tells Johnny’s story.

Additional Resources:

  • Here is an interview with Johnny Strange done by Boys’ Life Magazine.
  • Here is Johnny’s website, where you can learn more about him and his incredible adventures!

Topics for Discussion:

  • What qualities must Johnny have to be able to accomplish the amazing feats he has?
  • What would you like to do by the time you’re 18 years old?

Take Action:

  • Visit Johnny’s page on the Tonic website to learn more about his causes and how you can help support them!
  • Visit the Stand website to learn more about the causes Johnny supports and how you you can get involved.

Teacher Features:

  • Here is a link to a Critical Reading Skills worksheet that you can use for elementary school students.
  • Here is a link to a Critical Reading Skills worksheet that you can use for middle school students.

 

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