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.

Using this item

TVNZ Television New Zealand

This item has been provided for private study purposes (such as school projects, family and local history research) and any published reproduction (print or electronic) may infringe copyright law. It is the responsibility of the user of any material to obtain clearance from the copyright holder.

How to cite this page:

Shaun Barnett. 'Hillary, Edmund Percival', Dictionary of New Zealand Biography, first published in 2010. Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, https://teara.govt.nz/en/biographies/6h1/hillary-edmund-percival (accessed 19 January 2021)