Park Young-Seok


1963 Park Young-Seok, Korean climber, who ascended Everest three times (1993, 2006 and 2009), Cho Oyu twice (1994 and 1997), Annapurna I in 1996, Dhaulagiri I, Gasherbrum I and II in 1997, Shisha Pangma Central-Peak twice (1998 and 1999), Nanga Parbat and Manaslu in 1998, Kangchenjunga in 1999, Makalu, Broad Peak and Shisha Pangma in 2000 and Lhotse and K2 in 2001. He is the eighth climber, who ascended all the fourteen 8000er Main-Peaks. He also finished the Carstensz- and Kosciuszko-versions of the Seven Summits in 2002. He also skied to the South Pole in 2004 and to the North Pole in 2005. He was the first person, who achieved the "Three Poles", the Seven Summits and the fourteen 8000ers.
He died on the South Face of Annapurna I in 2011, aged 47.
Source: 8000ers