Team Jordan Starts 50 States Tour, & Supports No Barriers

Big Bear, Ca, July 5, 2011, 8:00am – Team Jordan, comprised of 14-year-old Jordan Romero, his father Paul and step mom Karen Lundgren, recently started their B.I.G Tour, which stands for Butt In Gear.  The team who has been climbing the highest peaks in the world since Jordan was 10 years old, and who summitted Mount Everest last spring, kicked off their 50 states tour, in which they will climb the highest peaks in all of the 50 states.  The Butt In Gear Tour as they call it is supposed to encourage kids, and adults to get off the couch and get outside and climb, paddle, bike, run, or anything that involves being active!  The team traveled to the east coast where they checked off the highest peaks in Delaware, New Jersey, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, and Connecticut.  The team has already climbed the highest peaks in California, Arizona, Washington, and Denali in Alaska, which is also one of the peaks the team climbed in the quest for the seven summits.  After visiting the east coast, the team traveled to Winterpark, Colorado for the No Barriers Summit.  No Barriers is an organization that promotes innovative ideas, approaches, and assistive technologies, which help people with disabilities push through their own personal barriers to live full and active lives.  Karen, Paul and Jordan went on a hike with summit attendees, some of...

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