Swedish Everest pioneer found dead

Posted: Feb 01, 2010 07:16 am EST

Swedish Everest pioneer Mikael Reuterswärd, 45, was found dead in his summer cabin on Friday.

In 1990, Mikael Reuterswärd and Oskar Kihlborg became the first Swedes to summit Mount Everest. The climbers belonged to the old garde that included Everest legends such as the late Rob Hall.

Mikael lately ran a motivational company and was also involved in Zero-G flights in northern Sweden. The cause of death has not been released.





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The legendary Swedish Everest pioneer Mikael Reuterswärd, 45, was found dead in his summer cabin on Friday.
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