At her home in the town of Big Bear, Leigh Anne Drake has received calls from six similarly elevated locations in the past five years. At the age of ten, her son had been on the summit of Mount Kilimanjaro. Over the course of 2007 he was on top of Mount Kosciuszko in Australia, Mount Elbrus in Russia and Mount Aconcagua in Argentina. The following year he ticked off America’s Mount McKinley. In 2009 he was on the Carstensz Pyramid in Indonesia.
Last year not long before he graduated from junior high school, Jordan Romero had called his mother to tell her he had become the youngest climber to reach the top of Mount Everest, at the age of 13.
Now, he has called to say that he was the youngest person to have conquered the seven highest summits on each of the seven continents (as well as climbing Mount Kosciuszko).…”
This is the sort of news that has parents all over the world glaring at their offspring slouched over the X-Box, ready to snarl “if it’s good enough for Jordan Romero to climb Everest before breakfast, perhaps you could shower/tidy your room/not grunt.”
Jordan Romero is, of course, insanely successful, fit and motivated. I’m pretty sure i had issues leaving my room to go to the mall when i was 13. Critics claim he’s being pushed by his mountaineering father and/or that it’s actually all a massive marketing exercise.
That it’s not so much Team Jordan as Brand Jordan.
Still he’s doing it, right? Antarctica and a crusade against “junk food and soda” are next.
Annoyingly, I can’t crunch his astro properly without a birth time BUT the boy is a Cancerian – Sun conjunct Mercury. He has Mars-Moon-Venus in Gemini; that actually IS the Power Of Glib. Yes, he’s already doing motivational speaking, a book etc.
His Pluto is at the super-powered Zero degrees point of Saggo and trine Saturn in Aries. Saturn-Pluto is the astro-signature of self-created empires. People who have it are driven to demolish non-viable structures. They can’t stand stagnant conditions, being out of control or not having something to conquer.
He’s also got Jupiter in Capricorn (more empire) square Chiron-North Node in Libra + his Saturn in Aries. So that’s like a singular destiny for sure. Jupiter in Capricorn climbs mountains/builds empires for the hell of it – squaring his Node, he can’t help but go BIG.
Chiron on the North Node? He’s serious about healing his fellow teens of their junk food addictions.
Sun-Mercury in Kataka and the Jupiter in Cap; he’s also canny and a super-savvy biz dude.