Climber Memorabilia on Auction
From the front office to the playing field, the American sports industry is lending some of its biggest names to help kids stay in school. Among the coveted items available are lunches with sports celebrities and signed sports memorabilia to be auctioned off during the fourth annual Lunch With A Leader™ online celebrity auction. The auction, which will end at 6:00 p.m. EST on February 20, takes place on eBay and will benefit Communities In Schools, the nation’s largest dropout prevention organization.
Some of the world’s best mountain climbers are also available for bidding: Christine Boskoff, the leading American female alpinist; Phil and Susan Ershler, the only married couple in the world to reach the Seven Summits; Danielle Fisher, the youngest climber in the world to reach the Seven Summits; Michael Gauthier, the lead climbing ranger on Mt. Rainier; Ed Viesturs, the only climber in the world to summit the tallest mountain on all seven continents without oxygen; and Jim Whittaker, the first American to summit Mt. Everest.