Story: Hillary, Edmund Percival

Hillary on David Sharp's death

In this video clip Edmund Hillary discusses the death of English climber David Sharp on Mt Everest in 2006. Hillary spoke out in outrage that Sharp was left to die while other climbers pushed on to the summit.

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Shaun Barnett. 'Hillary, Edmund Percival', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2010. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 8 June 2023)