Bremont brand ambassador and former British Special Forces serviceman Nirmal "Nims" Purja has destroyed the world record for scaling Earth's 14 tallest mountains, completing the amazing feat in just six months and six days, eclipsing the previous record, which stood for more than eight years. Project Possible kicked off in April this year, and Purja proceeded to scale, in order, Annapurna, Dhaulagiri, Kanchenjunga, Everest, Lhotse, Makalu, Nanga Parbat, Gasherbrum I, Gasherbrum II, K2, Broad Peak, Cho You, Manaslu and finally Shishapangma. All 14 of these mountainous peaks tower more than 8000 metres above sea level, which means that every single one of the summits is well and truly qualified as sitting in the "death zone" an area in which it is said human life cannot survive. Speaking about the astonishing accomplishment, Purja said, "I believed in this project and I made sure to surround myself with people who believed in it too. This was never just about me, which is the reason I've been able to overcome some huge obstacles on this journey. By achieving this goal, I knew I could inspire people from all generations, across the world. I hope to have shown that anything is possible when…

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