“Yesterday, Lewis, did it… Against all odds. He swam 1km across Lake Pumori at an altitude of 5,300m under the summit of Mt Everest. It took him 22 minutes and 51 seconds. The water temperature was 2 degrees centigrade. The next time you walk, run or even drive 1 km think about it. He did it because he was able to create a frame of mind that said that he could do it. He did it because he was able to physically do something that, before now, everyone said was impossible. He did it because he has a great team behind him. And most of all, he did it, because he cares about what is happening to the planet as a result of global warming. He has demonstrated that the strength of the human spirit can overcome even the most adverse conditions. Just two days ago, while trying to swim 300m, he almost “went under” twice. That is less than 1/3rd of what he actually accomplished. The photos say it all. He will send a personal note when he can. It will be much more powerful than anything than I can write in this moment but I had to let you know. “ Tessa Graham
Lewis has shown us (again) that when we set our minds to achieve an outcome, humans do have the courage it takes. Can we also find the Courage 2 B Cool – the new cool that challenges us to get real not material and live lifestyles that are environmentally sustainable? WATCH WWW.SCENCISOUTH.CO.ZA FOR MORE INFO & A MESSAGE FROM LEWIS.