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The Laureus World Sports Awards honours the greatest and most inspirational sporting triumphs of the year and showcases the work of Laureus Sport for Good.Discover more
laureus Sporting moment of the YEAR
In 1975, Chinese climber Xia Boyu lost his feet during a high-altitude storm on Mount Everest. In May, aged 69 and on his 5th attempt, Xia became the second double-amputee to scale Everest.