John Beede is a global adventurer who has climbed to the top of the tallest mountain on every continent, including Mount Everest.  During the 9-year adventure, he somehow survived avalanches, pulmonary edema, tribal warfare, and a whole lot of Clif bars.  He’s a worldwide adventurer who has travelled to 67 countries, written 3 books, and given live presentations to nearly 1 million live audience members.

His newest book is called The Warrior Challenge: 8 Quests for Boys to Grow Up with Kindness, Courage, and Grit.  Find John online at