Another top sportsman loses it

Another top sportsman loses it

Sean Wisedale, first mountaineer from Africa to have reached the summit of the highest mountain on each of the seven continents, has for the past year had his entire neighbourhood terrorised by his aggressive, “psychotic” behaviour.

In the corporate world, he is known as one of the few who’ve conquered Everest and an inspiring motivational speaker well worth his high fee, but to his anxious neighbours in Durban, he is known as the monster who periodically keeps them awake all night, manically yelling threats and abuse at them from behind his high boundary walls. On and on, for five hours at a stretch. (Readers may listen to a recording of one such event by going here.)

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Submitted by : Herman Van Der Linde of Pretoria on 2013-04-01 13:40:13
I think that readers may recall that after his first or second Everest expedition there was a fall-out with some of the members, with them claiming exactly this type of behavior on the mountain. He, of course, denied all and made them out to be liars who couldn't face the hardship and then sought to blame him for their failures. As he had just climbed Everest with a bunch of South Africans, everyone thought him to be the best thing since sliced bread. At least his critics, whom he vilified in public forums, are vindicated.

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It's the second time in a week I've heard "...the best thing since sliced bread" being used in two totally different issues...


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