“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?