Portland man plans record 'Explorers Grand Slam' expedition

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By Katu

A Portland man has begun his adventure of traveling to the North and South poles and climbing the tallest mountain on each of Earth's seven continents. His trip is called the Explorers Grand Slam. Less than 50 people across the world have every completed it.

Not only does Colin O'Brady want to finish, he wants to do it faster than anyone else.

"If everything goes to plan, I will complete it in around five months or just over," said O'Brady in a Skype interview from Mendoza, Argentina. "Anything under six months and eleven days would be a success, but I'm aiming for... (Read More)