A Slovenian, the first person to ski down Mt Everest dies cutting wood

R Sinduja

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The 1st person who ski down Mt Everest in 2000, a Slovenian, Davo Karnicar, dies due to an accident in his mountainous home region of Jezersko. He had skied down the highest mountains in each of the other 6 continents, Nepal's Annapurna with his brother; besides Everest. While preparing to ski down world's 2nd-highest mountain, he said 'We're not chasing popularity, but would simply like to do something we know we can do very well.'