Outdoor Life Network and Toyota Motor Sales USA announced Wednesday that they
have extended the application deadline for their Global Extremes: Mt. Everest
-- 4Runners of Adventure competition and series.
The deadline was moved from Aug. 30 to Sept. 10.
The partners in the venture -- with $250,000 in prize money at stake -- are
seeking 50 competitors, a number that will eventually be whittled down to
The weekly primetime series will begin a five-month run Jan. 5.
The ascent to the Mt. Everest summit, targeted for May, will mark the 50th
anniversary of the first successful expedition to that peak by Sir Edmund
Hillary and Tenzing Norgay.
Toyota is the main sponsor and co-organizer of the event with