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Video: Egyptian adventurer Omar Samra's journey and future projects

Sixteen years ago, Egyptian adventurer Omar Samra turned his back on a successful career in finance to pursue his love of the great outdoors.

Having suffered debilitating asthma as a child, in 2007 he overcame his physical adversity to become the first Egyptian - and the youngest Arab - to summit Mount Everest.

(Source: euronews (in English) YouTube channel)