Blind Man Climbs Mount Everest, But... He's Gay?

March 8, 2021

Many years ago, news anchor Cynthia Izaguirre was covering a story about Erik Weihenmayer, the first blind man to reach the summit of Mount Everest. But she mixed up her words and the result is one of the funniest news bloopers to date. In this video we even get to see Erik's initial reaction.

It's an old video so the quality is poor.

Although it's been many years, Cythia still relives the moment, which has actually become a positive event in Erik's life. As a motivational speaker and activist, he often introduces himself at events with a clip of the news blooper.

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