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Touch the Top of the World (2006)

Not Rated | | Drama | TV Movie 18 June 2006
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The story of the first blind man ever to reach the top of Mount Everest.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
... Erik Weihenmayer
... Erik - Age 12-16
Dawson Dunbar ... Erik - Age 3
... Ellie
... Ed Weihenmayer
... Ellen Weihenmayer
... Sam
... Jeff Evans (as Saxon Decocq)
... Chris Morris
... PV
Mingma Sherpa ... Ang Pasang
Marty Antonini ... Mike O'Donnell
Kurtis Sanheim ... Mark
Sean Anthony Olsen ... Eddi (as Sean Olsen)
Joseph Allan Sutherland ... Mark - young (as Joseph Sutherland)
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The story of the first blind man ever to reach the top of Mount Everest.

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On May 25, 2001, Erik Weihenmayer became the only blind person to reach the summit of Mt. Everest. In 2008 he climbed Carstensz Pyramid on the island of Papua New Guinea, completing the Seven Summits, the highest point on every continent. This accomplishment closed the circuit on a 13-year journey that had begun with his 1995 ascent of Denali. He is joined by a select company of only 150 mountaineers to have accomplished the feat. See more »

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Erik Weihenmayer: Dude!
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Everyday
Performed by Dave Matthews Band
Courtesy of Sony BMG Music Entertainment Inc.
Written by Dave Matthews (as David J. Matthews) and Glen Ballard
© 2001 Colden Grey, Ltd.; and Universal-MCA Music Publishing, A Division of Universal Studios,
Inc. on behalf of itself and Aerostation Corporation
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It took a blind man for me to see.
18 June 2006 | by See all my reviews

How can this true story be anything but excellent? Peter did a great job portraying Erik. It was fantastic to watch and some what humbling.I am very sighted and would never ever climb Mt.Everest.Had I known it was based on a book I would have already read it, now a must read for me.What an inspiration Erik is to the world, blind and seeing.A great movie to watch more than once.I am always amazed at the human spirit and where it can take us.....Beautiful cinematography, not sure how much was Everest, but beautiful all the same. I can only hope all people who watch this movie see something new, something only a blind man could show them. Never let anyone tell you you can't do anything you wan to. Erik didn't seem to have to many limitations,only the ones he put on himself, which weren't enough to stop him.I loved seeing Bruce Campbell as well. He is one of my favorites.


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