It was reportedly Joseph Stalin who made the observation: One death is a tragedy, one million a statistic. The 2015 Nepal earthquake took over 9,000 lives, injured upwards of 23,000, and damaged or destroyed over 600,000 structures. It measured a magnitude of 7.8 out of 10 on the Richter scale.
Skydiving. Ice climbing. Kayaking Class V rapids. These are the sports for which you'd think a pair of functioning eyes might be essential. But for the past two decades, 48-year-old Weihenmayer has been proving otherwise.