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First Saudi Woman to Climb Everest

55 minutes
First broadcast:
Thursday 05 September 2013

How sporty and independent Raha Moharrak from Saudi Arabia defied stereotypes by climbing the summit of Mount Everest.

Also, Jamaican Headley Jones and his part in inventing the electric solid body guitar. Plus, campaigner Bhadai Tharu on the price he paid for his work protecting the tigers of Nepal and Nolan Lewis, on representing India in the Mr Gay World competition.

(Picture: Raha Moharrak sits on a slope in the Himalayas. Credit: Raha Moharrak)

  • Bhadai Tharu

    Bhadai Tharu

    The 48-year-old patrol officer has spent the last decade fighting tiger poachers in Nepal.  But his devotion to the job came at a price: in 2004, he lost an eye after being attacked by a tiger.


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