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Sean Swarner First Cancer Survivor to Summit Everest, Author, Performance Coach Adventurer, World Record Holder
Red Bull, April 2016: Once given two weeks to live, Sean Swarner brings hope to those with struggles of their own.
Huffington Post, March 2016: [VIDEO] Sean Swarner is the first cancer survivor to summit Mount Everest, and he did it using one working lung. In the video above, watch Swarner explain his experience and why he believes there’s a “difference between being alive and living.”
Sean Swarner has climbed Mount Kilimanjaro a dozen times, but his toughest trek uphill wasn’t against any mountain. It was his fight against cancer, which he beat twice. He was 13 the first time he battled the disease and 16 during the second round.
Today.com, February 2016: Sean Swarner is a two-time cancer survivor and the first cancer survivor to summit Mt. Everest. The athlete and motivational speaker, who has only one lung, lives in Colorado and has also completed the IRONMAN World Championship in Hawaii and climbed the "Seven Summits." Here, the man behind those accomplishments shares his story with TODAY contributor Rheana Murray.