Former world champion and current WWE announcer John Bradshaw Layfield (JBL) is preparing to climb Aconcagua, the third mountain climb in his 'Seven Summits For Kids' challenge. JBL will leave for South America in twelve days, where he is scheduled to start the climb up Aconcagua on February 26th.
JBL said Aconcagua has a thirty percent success rate, and he has been training very seriously for the 22,841-foot climb. Aconcagua is the highest mountain in the Americas, and it is part of the Andes mountain range in Argentina. JBL previously climbed Mount Kilimanjaro in September 2012, and Russia's Mt. Elbrus last June. He is doing the challenge as part of which will donate money to The Family Centre in Bermuda. You can read more information about the project here.
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