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EverestHistory.com: Hugo Rodríguez Barroso


NATIONALITY

Mexican

SCHOOLING

Majored in Communication, Law, and Economy

 

Masters degree on Administration

 

Doctorate on Administration (Cum Laude honor)

CAREER

In the last 12 years he has functioned as:

 

-           Official in the Coordination of Presidential Tours

 

-           Chief of Mexico’s Presidence Management Control Unit

 

-           Chief of the  Federal Government’s Private Net Unit

-           Currently he functions as President of “México en la Cima del Mundo A.C.” (Mexico in the World’s Summit) Foundation

SWIMMING 

 

August 1986

Individual swimming crossing of The English Channel from England to France.

August 1988

Distance World Butterfly Swimming Record in the open sea.

August 1993

Individual swimming crossing of The English Channel from England to France.

National Sports Prize.

ALPINISM

 

November 1993

POPOCATEPETL, “Three continuous ascents”, 20 hrs. 30 min, Mexico.

August 1994

Mont Blanc, The Alps, France.

August 1995

MATTERHORN, The Alps, Switzerland.

December 1995

MOUNT ACONCAGUA, “Alone”, The Andes, Argentina.

May 1997

MOUNT EVEREST, Himalaya, Nepal (8,850 meters).

May 1999

MOUNT EVEREST, Himalaya, Nepal, “MEXICO EN LA CIMA DEL MUNDO” Expedition Leader (8,850 meters).

May 2000

MOUNT EVEREST, Himalaya, Nepal; South Summit. (8,750 meters).

November 2000

“DEPORTISTA MEXICANO DEL SIGLO XX” (XX Century Mexican Sportsperson)  honor (with other 24 sportspersons)

First and only sportsperson in the world to achieve the two great long-distance swimming and alpinism tests:  The English Channel and Everest, both twice.

 
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