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Thu Sep 24, 2015, 11:24 PM

NHL mentoring twins aiming to inspire women in India

NHL.com story here

From the article:

The Maliks felt they could send a powerful message by doing something seen as a "no-go" for women in India. The threat of frostbite, hypothermia or pneumonia while navigating unstable terrain in temperatures as low as minus-60 degrees Fahrenheit was real; Nungshi sustained frostbite on her little finger during the North Pole expedition and had no sensation for two days. It took up to three hours to pitch a tent with wind speeds slapping them in the face. During the Everest expedition, Nungshi had hypoxic conditions and hallucinations because she was oxygen deprived after her oxygen regulator malfunctioned, so Tashi had to share her mask. At one point it took the twins seven hours to advance 400 meters.

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