Archives: John O’Meara

Lifeguard Shortage at Local Pools/Local Mt. Everest Climber

Lifeguarding is a vital part of summer safety, as well as a vital aspect of the opening of public pools. We’ll talk about the delayed opening of one pool due to lack of lifeguards, as well as the importance and training of lifeguards. Then in a follow-up interview, we’ll talk to John O’Meara about his journey almost to the peak of Mt. Everest.

Climbing Mount Everest/Environmental Effects of Tourism on Everest

Two members of the ninth British Expedition, New Zeakander Edmund Hillary and Tezing Norgay were the first to climb Mt. Everest nearly 60 years ago. Many more have followed in their foot steps since then. On this hour of “All Sides,” we will talk about climbing Mt. Everest and the environmental effects of tourism on the mountain.