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Boston Marathon bombing amputee scales mountain in Ecuador


In this April 18, 2016, file photo, Boston Marathon bombing survivor Adrianne Haslet poses at the starting line in Hopkinton, Mass., before running in the 120th Boston Marathon. On Sunday, July 24, 2016, Davis reached the summit of Volcan Cayambe, Ecuador's third-highest mountain, with a team of climbers from the Range of Motion Project. The nonprofit group helps provide prosthetic limbs to people around the world who don't have access to them.

On This April 18, 2016, file Photo, Boston Marathon bombing survivor Adrianne Haslet poses at the starting line in Hopkinton, Mass., prior to running in the One Hundred And Twentieth Boston Marathon. On Sunday, July 24, 2016, Davis reached the summit of Volcan Cayambe, Ecuador’s 1/3-absolute best mountain, with a workforce of climbers from the diversity of Motion Project. The nonprofit staff helps present prosthetic limbs to individuals around the globe who wouldn’t have get admission to to them.

(AP Picture/Michael Dwyer, File)

BOSTON — Boston Marathon bombing survivor Adrianne Haslet can check climbing off her bucket record.

The skilled ballroom dancer lost a leg within the 2013 finish line assaults and ran the whole 26.2-mile race last spring. Over the weekend, she scaled Ecuador’s 0.33-absolute best mountain.

Haslet reached the summit of 18,996-foot Volcan Cayambe with a workforce of climbers from the range of Motion Undertaking. The nonprofit crew helps present prosthetic limbs to amputees around the world who don’t have get entry to to them.

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The expedition summited the snow-capped mountain Sunday.

“I Believe the most grounded I’ve felt in over three years,” Haslet said Monday from Ecuador in a Twitter message alternate with The Associated Press. “There’s Something beautiful about disconnecting from the skin world and connecting with people who find themselves hooked in to a lead to: gathering round a fireplace, training together, and bonding in a method you best can with out outside influences.”



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