This Teenager Just Became The Youngest Emirati To Climb Mount Kilimanjaro

Ali And Saleh At Kili Summit 19 August 2016 Online Edit

You get the feeling that the UAE is emerging as a nation that can compete with anyone of a world stage in all kinds of sport. Whether it's the recent achievements of the Olympians or the national football team. Now, we have seen a 15-year-old, Ali Saleh Alshunnar, scale Mount Kilimanjaro (5,895m). At just 15, he has become the youngest Emirati to do so. 

Inspired by nations leaders

"In the UAE, we always challenge ourselves and strive for the best, a quality that has been passed down to us by our biggest role models, the nation’s leadership."

Ali Saleh Alshunnar
Ali At Lava Tower Online Edit

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