Tag: Jordan Romero

From Big Bear to Africa

Big Bear, CA, June 17, 2014 – Keenan Emmett Dolan and Jordan Romero left Big Bear yesterday on their journey to Africa. The two Big Bear High School graduates are heading to the country of Malawi to help build a school. They have joined the group buildOn, who mobilizes urban youth through service and education to help build schools in remote villages around the world. 775 million people worldwide are illiterate and by building schools, they can help break the cycle of poverty and illiteracy that is so prevalent in many of the poorer countries. These projects can be life changing for the the student volunteers as well as the villagers. Many of these kids have not been out of the United States and for them to experience different cultures and to see how others live can give them new perspectives and understanding as well as appreciation and inspiration for their own lives. Keenan and Jordan are certainly on the adventure of a lifetime....

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Jordan Romero Book Signing Event

Big Bear Lake, CA, August 24, 2012, 1:00pm – The public is invited to join Jordan Romero – of “The Boy Who Conquered Everest” for his book signing, at Bear Paws in the Big Bear Village tonight (Friday, August 24) from 6 to 7pm. Come out and get your autographed book, and meet Big Bear’s own world record holder for the youngest person to scale Mt. Everest, and hear what’s next on the adventure...

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Jordan Romero, Youngest Person To Summit Everest, Inspires Kids In Every State

Big Bear Lake, CA, June 22, 2012, 8:00am – Fifteen-year-old Jordan Romero of Big Bear reached the summit of Antarctica’s Mount Vinson last December, making him the youngest person in the world to climb the Seven Summits. Now, Jordan Romero has set his sights on another quest, a quest that combines “lessons learned” with climbing mountains. Jordan will climb the highest point in all of the 50 states with a goal of sharing his message of health, family and goals with kids. The Find Your Everest tour begins on the East Coast June 25. Jordan will talk with several student groups, camps and clubs along the way. He says he wants to inspire kids, and show them that they can dream big and follow their dreams. Jordan also says he loves talking to kids about taking care of themselves and our planet. The Find Your Everest Tour is about helping kids find their own passion, and a way to make their passion a...

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Team Jordan Welcomed Back Big Bear Style!

Big Bear, Ca, January 2, 2011, 4:00pm – Team Jordan was welcomed home Big Bear Style on New Years Day.  The team comprised of Paul and Jordan Romero and Karen Lundgren returned home to Big Bear after they summited Mount Vinson Massif in Antarctica on Christmas Eve.  The team has now summited the 7 Summits, the 7 highest peaks on each of the continents, and is happy to be home.  Karen, Paul and 15 year old Jordan traveled through the village atop Old Red, the fire truck, where they where given a walk down memory lane, as each of the 7 Summits were represented by different businesses in the Village.   Their tour of memory lane ended at the Robinhood Resort, where a crowd of close friends, family and supporters waited to welcome the team back into the Big Bear Valley.  Jordan, Paul and Karen all spoke about their amazing journey and thanked the community for their support over the last six years.  Karen told the crowd that Antarctica was the most beautiful place she has ever been, and that it was an amazing journey.  Paul thanked everyone for the amazing support and said that the team could feel the energy from Big Bear during their climb.  Jordan was all smiles as he thanked the crowd, and his friends for taking a few runs on the slopes at Bear...

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