8-year-old Colroado boy may be youngest person to ski all 7 continents


Maddock Lipp, an 8-year-old boy from Golden, just possibly broke the world record for the youngest person to ski on all seven continents.

The family claims that Guinness World Records last tracked this feat in 2008, but that Maddock is much younger than that child — so there’s a pretty good shot he has it.

Since he was 4 years old, Maddock has slowly been skiing his way across the world (not alone, though. His family comes, too). He has skied in Italy, Morocco, Chile, South Korea, Australia, Colorado, and, as of last week, Antarctica.

“Antarctica (was my favorite) because I got to ski next to the penguins,” he said.


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