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She Summited Everest. Now, She's Inspiring Others to Explore | Short Film Showcase

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Tine Mena is the first woman from North East India to summit Mount Everest. Her ascent was focused on raising awareness about climbing for the youth in Arunachal Pradesh, where she lives. Now, Mena shares her knowledge of the outdoors with her community with the hope that it will inspire them to explore the world around them. This mountainous state, has limited exposure to climbing and adventure sports, which Mena is determined to change. Filmmaker Tushar Joneja profiles this extraordinary woman in his short piece Beyond Everest. ➡ Subscribe: http://bit.ly/NatGeoSubscribe ➡ Get More Short Film Showcase: http://bit.ly/ShortFilmShowcase About Short Film Showcase: The Short Film Showcase spotlights exceptional short videos created by filmmakers from around the web and selected by National Geographic editors. We look for work that affirms National Geographic's belief in the power of science, exploration, and storytelling to change the world. The filmmakers created the content presented, and the opinions expressed are their own, not those of National Geographic Partners. Know of a great short film that should be part of our Showcase? Email sfs@natgeo.com to submit a video for consideration. See more from National Geographic's Short Film Showcase at http://documentary.com Get More National Geographic: Official Site: http://bit.ly/NatGeoOfficialSite Facebook: http://bit.ly/FBNatGeo Twitter: http://bit.ly/NatGeoTwitter Instagram: http://bit.ly/NatGeoInsta Follow Tushar Joneja: https://www.instagram.com/tusharjoneja/ https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-cgD91ny5Dgiy3ZSlTFyOg About National Geographic: National Geographic is the world's premium destination for science, exploration, and adventure. Through their world-class scientists, photographers, journalists, and filmmakers, Nat Geo gets you closer to the stories that matter and past the edge of what's possible. She Summited Everest. Now, She's Inspiring Others to Explore | Short Film Showcase https://youtu.be/xoF0g8YWiHs National Geographic https://www.youtube.com/natgeo
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National Geographic (11 days ago)
After she climbed Mount Everest, Tine Mena has been an inspiration for her community. What are your thoughts on her accomplishments?
Sartika Biswas (11 days ago)
National Geographic u did great ma'am! And Indian government is always like that. A junk car which runs if u give fund. Proud of u ma'am. I also dream to climb everst one day like u! Lot's of love to u!😊
Simmi Thakur (3 days ago)
Inspirational .....grt job
Ajay Johal (4 days ago)
The most important aspect of climbing mount Everest is telling people you climbed mount Everest.
Araib Lad (9 days ago)
Third World’s Countries Need to support them. They are positive image of the them.
savage enough? (10 days ago)
Women power🌺❤
Alisher Madyarov (10 days ago)
Вот трех этажный акцент! Это типа когда таджик говорит на русском.
S. N. (10 days ago)
I salute u madam.
Vivek Sood (11 days ago)
I wish you all the best !! Respect. 😊😊😊
jerry tai (11 days ago)
indian chines?
MilesonFrames (10 days ago)
Yes, just like black Americans look like Africans. Northeast Indians have Asian features.
Piri Hern (11 days ago)
Wow congrags
Messi Tendi Sherpa (11 days ago)
Proud Nepali girl
Messi Tendi Sherpa (11 days ago)
I think she is indian I think she is nepai
Maria da Luz Moutinho (11 days ago)
Nada é impossível ... Há mulheres que assumem a dianteira e ainda mais para que a igualdade se aproxime!! Esta Mulher regou a sementeira da conquista e exemplo ... e abriu um caminho e derrubou um muro... e foi ao topo...será menos difícil para ela libertar-se das condicionantes da sociedade do que escalar o Evereste?? A inspiração enorme ...Para lá das fronteiras dos dias e a Ilimitação que podemos encontrar....
Raghav Pathak (11 days ago)
Hlo national geographic my sister shivangi pathak also climbed mt everest this season on 16th of may plz also make a small documentry on her she is only 16 years old from hisar haryana she would also being like inspiration for many girls nd ladies if u wanna contact no. Is 8684083359 raghav pathak her elder brother
THE BEDFORD FAMILY (11 days ago)
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Narasimha Swamy (11 days ago)
Mam really overwhelmed... Inspiration to youngsters
LeakenaDoll (11 days ago)
She’s very inspiring ✨
Insatiable is My name (11 days ago)
Mauna kea in Hawaii is the Tallest Mountain on Earth from Base 2 Summit
Please, stop calling me Doctor. I'm a the rapist. (11 days ago)
Anyone can summit with the sherpas... Who cares
MilesonFrames (10 days ago)
try doing it sometime.
Stardust 67p (11 days ago)
U freaking kiddin me....
Vinit Bamhane (11 days ago)
This is so inspiring. The person who knows how to overcome any obstacles life throws at you is the happiest person in the world. We are proud of you Tine Mena.🇮🇳❤️
Chris Moore (11 days ago)
God Bless you for you're servants heart .
El Nieto PR (11 days ago)
What a badass!
papa mito (11 days ago)
It are people like these that are more succesful in life for me than people like Bill Gates while Bill Gates lives between snakes with all that money scared all the time to lose it, this women gets all the love and help from her locals who also are her friends.
tenzin palden (11 days ago)
You are my hero. Thank you for sharing your story, it's so powerful.
National Geographic (10 days ago)
Her story is so inspirational. We're glad it resonated with you so much, Tenzin!
jerome louvart (11 days ago)
great women ...
Carlosmp20 (11 days ago)
That's amazing! What a strong and inspiring woman.
Vaishali Sharma (11 days ago)
What an incredible soul she is! Love the spirit she posseses ♥️
Pop junior (11 days ago)
this is nice video
Elizete Pereira (11 days ago)
This is very good
Witlox Witlox (11 days ago)
Alone on everest. Don't believe her.
Majestic Creeper psr (11 days ago)
Beautiful,but you said she's Indian but she looks from Nepal or southeast Asia to me though😑😐
Majestic Creeper psr (9 days ago)
sourav thakur you idiot I'm not saying India is diverse or something she just looks from Nepal or mongolia for me 😒
Day ghost (11 days ago)
She is from southeast India and that part never used to be Nepal 🇳🇵 so, she is not Nepali but she looks like Mongolian people of Nepal
sourav thakur (11 days ago)
You are stupid. India is a very diverse country. Like very diverse.
kisses 2u (11 days ago)
*MUCH LOVE FROM BKTOWN*
John Mark Suarez (11 days ago)
She's from Nepal not from India
MilesonFrames (10 days ago)
She is from the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh. North east Indians have similar features like Nepalis
Genie (11 days ago)
John Mark Suarez You have no idea how diverse India is! She is from North East India.
champ always (11 days ago)
Proud of you, Indian govt of is shamless they only award those who the media show, rest they even don't know in which country Mt. Everest is located
Estrella fugas (11 days ago)
WOW😱
Day ghost (11 days ago)
She looks like Nepali.
Moon walk (10 days ago)
Vana pachi tala madesh ma basnay Nepali hoina, cause they don't look like you or her, Nepal ko Chhetri Bahun pani Nepali hoina? Bro is there a specific look of a Nepali? The answer is no and then is there a specific looks of an Indian!!! the answer is also no. No offence but you need study the geography of an Indian-subcontinent,
Vinny Thomas (11 days ago)
Flosyd Nepal was always separate country.. North East India was all part of Assam once ruled by the Ahom kingdom.. For more information read North east India history..
Flosyd (11 days ago)
they were all part of nepal before
Vinny Thomas (11 days ago)
She is from North East India not Nepali. They all have East Asian looks.
Juzo Megure (11 days ago)
Give me some money and convince my parents then i can also do this
Azliana Lyana (11 days ago)
What a really inspiring story! 🤗 Such a great person and selfless to no end. Love how she gives back to the community, sharing her knowledge in the basics of living in wild surroundings. This is a good example of how genuine kindness goes a VERY long way. Thanks for sharing National Geographic.
Megaman65Aruoran (11 days ago)
Mmm hmmm.
Insatiable is My name (11 days ago)
Still not the Tallest Mountain in the world
Insatiable is My name (10 days ago)
Vivek Sood No way
MilesonFrames (10 days ago)
Thank you for enlighting everyone with your knowledge and this absolute irrelevant comment.
Vivek Sood (11 days ago)
Insatiable is My name That's true. Just try to climb any mountain and then come here to post your experience.
Insatiable is My name (11 days ago)
Beautiful
Sofhia Pretty (11 days ago)
Hi
Dipika Pegu (11 days ago)
Proud to be an Indian.
thorny rose (11 days ago)
Leave everest alone. Way to many people go there. There should be only a limited amount of people per year allowed to go there.
boski (11 days ago)
Sky Diving is incredibly cheap compared to climbing Everest is it not? A Permit to climb starts at 10k USD
Soum (11 days ago)
boski not much expensive than sky diving etc. I don't really see any expense in climbing at all apart from the equipments which is readily available.
boski (11 days ago)
Ofcourse they do, but it's incredibly expensive to do so, therefore there isn't really an awful lot of people doing it.
thorny rose (11 days ago)
boski does not matter . Way to many people wonna get to Eversts summit.
boski (11 days ago)
You realise there's only so many seasons they can climb right? Hardly too many people go there.
Tanishq Kumar (11 days ago)
congratulation
AtomicGameTutorials (11 days ago)
7th
Lilou Capon (11 days ago)
thank you
abhijit dwij (11 days ago)
Proud of you girl. Jai hind. 🇮🇳
Aakash Pant (11 days ago)
2nd
PyroNite (11 days ago)
Really inspiring
Narendar Narendarrajput (11 days ago)
yes I agreed