Chris Dare talks about challenging yourself to achieve your dreams and have new experiences. As an avid mountaineer hoping to climb the highest peak on each continent, a long distance runner, a scuba instructor, a skydiver as well as a full-time dentistry student, Chris has managed to achieve a lot while maintaining his other commitments. With his simple set of “rules for life,” Chris hopes to inspire others to strive toward achieving their goals.
Chris Dare is a third year dentistry student at UBC, and has served in Afghanistan with the Canadian Forces. In his current goal of climbing the highest mountain on each continent, he has so far managed to complete five mountains out of seven, and hopes to climb Mt. Everest in 2016.
For more information about Chris, please check out www.dare7summits.com
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