Man Makes Cause for Cyborg Record-Breaking
Kiwi double-amputee Mark Inglis is taking his prosthetic legs with him to Mt. Everest - along with a second pair. Mt. Everest purists cry foul, claiming it trivializes their whole-human efforts. "It just isn't right," Skip Hiemerburtonstag complained. "What's a death-defying feat if you can't feel your toes slowly turn to ice and have to break them off to avoid gangrene? It cheapens the challenge." For the video report, click here.