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Description - No Barriers (the Young Adult Adaptation): A Blind Man's Journey to Kayak the Grand Canyon by Erik Weihenmayer

Erik Weihenmayer has a long history of turning obstacles into adventures. Born with a rare condition that blinded him as a teenager, he never let his diagnosis hold him back from a full life. As an athlete, explorer, speaker and activist, he has opened the eyes of people around the world to what's possible. In 2001, he became the first blind man to climb Mount Everest, the highest point on Earth. In 2005, he co-founded his nonprofit organization, No Barriers, to empower others to overcome adversity and achieve their biggest goals.

This special edition of No Barriers introduces kids to the incredible true story of Erik's most terrifying journey: solo kayaking the thunderous whitewater of the Grand Canyon. Erik and his friends form a courageous crew to do battle with some of the harshest elements nature has to offer. Along the course of Erik's journey, he meets other trailblazers: adventurers, scientists, artists, and activists who show Erik the way forward and teach him the meaning of NO BARRIERS-"What's Within You is Stronger Than What's in Your Way."

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781250206770
Format: Paperback / softback
(137mm x 209mm x 18mm)
Pages: 224
Imprint: Saint Martin's Griffin,U.S.
Publisher: St Martin's Press
Publish Date: 27-Aug-2019
Country of Publication: United States

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