Arunima Sinha is an Indian sportswoman and mountain climber. She is a seven-time Indian volleyball player, mountaineer, and the World’s first female amputee to climb Mount Everest, Mount Kilimanjaro (Tanzania), Mount Elbrus (Russia), Mount Kosciusko (Australia), Mount Aconcagua (South America), Carstensz Pyramid (Indonesia) and Mount Vinson.
Even after a tragedy where she lost her one leg. The doctors amputated her left leg to save her life and suffered serious leg and pelvic injuries. She lost her leg but did not lose her heart, and she vowed that she would live her life happily and with dignity so she would not be seen with disrespect by others.
Courage, determination and dedication played an important role in her achievement. Leg is, of course, necessary to climb mountains but a brave heart is most important. Via her strong determination and strong will, she ascended Mt. Everest on 21 May 2013. That event marked a turning point in her life, but she didn’t want to depend on others, so she wanted to do something that set an example to others, particularly those who are in the same position. she has chased her goal to conquer Mount Everest with great passion. She has challenged all the odds of to inspire millions of such persons who are disabled or physically handicapped to achieve her unimaginable goal.
Her ambition was to climb the highest peaks of every continent and to hoist India’s national flag. She has already made seven peaks until 2014: Everest in Asia, Kilimanjaro in Africa, Elbrus in Europe, Kosciuszko in Australia, Aconcagua in Argentina and Carstensz Pyramid (Puncak Jaya) in Indonesia. On 1 January 2019, she accomplished her final Mount Vinson Summit in Antarctica.