88-Year-Old Vegan Man Breaks World Record at Mount Kilimanjaro

on Thursday, 03 August 2017.

88-Year-Old Vegan Man Breaks World Record at Mount Kilimanjaro

Encouraged and accompanied by his granddaughter, Fred Distelhorst has likely set a new world record as the oldest person ever to hike Mount Kilimanjaro—one of the highest peaks in the world. In an interview with a Denver news station, Fred shared that he believes his vegan diet is why he is in good physical shape and was deemed healthy enough by his doctor, to go on this mission. "I think I'm in pretty good shape even though I'm a little old guy," said Distelhorst. Fred's granddaughter, Ellen invited him to join the climb in an effort to fundraise financial support for orphanages and children in Kenya who suffer with AIDS. So inspiring, Fred! Thank you for sharing your journey with the world! ::smiles::

Check out the source piece on Denver.CBSLocal.com.

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