Happy to say that tennis legend Martina Navratilova has been released from the hospital after altitude sickness ended her attempt to scale Mount Kilimanjaro. Martina was in great shape. That was not the cause, according to doctors who say that some people’s bodies simply react badly to low oxygen environments. In Navratilova’s case fluids were … Continue reading
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Martina Navratilova’s Climb Ends As She Is Taken To The Hospital With Altitude Sickness
Martina Navratilova’s attempt to climb Mount Kilimanjaro has ended. She was taken to the hospital, diagnosed with high altitude pulmonary oedema. This is a buildup of fluids in the lung. She will recovery completely. The doctor who worked with her said it is not reflective of her not being in good shape, it is simply … Continue reading
Martina’s Message From The Mountain
As her quest to summit Mount Kilimanjaro continues, Martina sent a message to those following her climb. The climb benefits the Laureus Sports Foundation. from Martina: Hi all, Today we have headed south towards Horombo, crossing the dramatic and windswept Saddle, a barren plain of alpine desert between Mawenzi and Kibo, Kilimanjaro’s two peaks. The … Continue reading
Martina Navratilova And The Snows Of Mount Kilimanjaro
Ok, it’s not Ernest Hemingway, but as Martina Navratilova continued her climb of Mount Kilimanjaro, there was an unexpected snowfall to deal with. But a little snow is not enough to stop Martina. She and her team continue to head for the summit. The climb benefits the Laureus Sports Foundation.
Martina Navratilova Begins Attempt To Climb Mount Kilimanjaro
As reported here: https://bangkokbobbysports.wordpress.com/2010/12/05/in-response-martina-navratilova-usa-today-article-another-highlight-ahead-for-navratilova-tennis-on-kilimanjaro/ …tennis legend Martina Navratilova has begun her trek to climb 19,341 ft (5,895 m) Mount Kilimanjaro. Her climb supports the Laureus Sports Foundation charity. Best of luck to Martina!
In Response: Martina Navratilova USA Today Article; Another highlight ahead for Navratilova: Tennis on Kilimanjaro
59-time Major Winner (wow…that sounds like a joke or something…but count ’em, 18 singles Majors, 31 doubles Majors and 10 mixed doubles Majors…and who knows how many more singles Majors she would have won had she not played at the same time as Chris Evert) Martina Navratilova, who battled breast cancer in 2010, will climb … Continue reading