“Being out on the edge, with everything at risk, is where you learn and grow the most.” – Jim Whittaker, first American to summit Mt. Everest.

It’s been 50 years since the first American climbed almighty Everest.

And to celebrate this historic achievement, here’s a beautiful 4-minute video – showcasing exactly why you need to take risks in order to achieve greatness in your life.

We love the comparisons Jim Whittaker draws between nature and life, how about you?

Guide to Inspired Life