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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 (3 months ago)
After she climbed Mount Everest, Tine Mena has been an inspiration for her community. What are your thoughts on her accomplishments?
Sartika Biswas (3 months 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!😊
Rajkishore Baglary (1 month ago)
Best documentary ever I seen... God bless you...
Sahil Mehta (1 month ago)
Amazing!!!
Rosy Walton (2 months ago)
Omg Tine u really said the truth dat fighting is waste n its better to giv something widout xpecting back bcoz we r all connected... Mena title wait r u mishmi?? 🙄
makal shiva (2 months ago)
Great job Thushar !!!! She is inspirational and fortunate to get her as a team leader during our Mishimi Expedition !!!
athabi linggi (2 months ago)
You are inspiration of our society 👍
Simmi Thakur (2 months ago)
Inspirational .....grt job
Ajay Johal (2 months ago)
The most important aspect of climbing mount Everest is telling people you climbed mount Everest.
Araib Lad (3 months ago)
Third World’s Countries Need to support them. They are positive image of the them.
savage enough? (3 months ago)
Women power🌺❤
Alisher Madyarov (3 months ago)
Вот трех этажный акцент! Это типа когда таджик говорит на русском.
S. N. (3 months ago)
I salute u madam.
Vivek Sood (3 months ago)
I wish you all the best !! Respect. 😊😊😊
jerry tai (3 months ago)
indian chines?
MilesonFrames (3 months ago)
Yes, just like black Americans look like Africans. Northeast Indians have Asian features.
Piri Hern (3 months ago)
Wow congrags
Messi Tendi Sherpa (3 months ago)
Proud Nepali girl
Messi Tendi Sherpa (3 months ago)
I think she is indian I think she is nepai
Maria da Luz Moutinho (3 months 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 (3 months 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 (3 months ago)
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Narasimha Swamy (3 months ago)
Mam really overwhelmed... Inspiration to youngsters
LeakenaDoll (3 months ago)
She’s very inspiring ✨
Insatiable is My name (3 months 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. (3 months ago)
Anyone can summit with the sherpas... Who cares
Millo Mary (2 months ago)
we care. Try climbing and then speak.
MilesonFrames (3 months ago)
try doing it sometime.
Stardust 67p (3 months ago)
U freaking kiddin me....
Vinit Bamhane (3 months 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 (3 months ago)
God Bless you for you're servants heart .
El Nieto PR (3 months ago)
What a badass!
papa mito (3 months 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 (3 months ago)
You are my hero. Thank you for sharing your story, it's so powerful.
National Geographic (3 months ago)
Her story is so inspirational. We're glad it resonated with you so much, Tenzin!
jerome louvart (3 months ago)
great women ...
Carlosmp20 (3 months ago)
That's amazing! What a strong and inspiring woman.
Ridhi station (3 months ago)
What an incredible soul she is! Love the spirit she posseses ♥️
Pop junior (3 months ago)
this is nice video
Elizete Pereira (3 months ago)
This is very good
Majestic Creeper (3 months ago)
Beautiful,but you said she's Indian but she looks from Nepal or southeast Asia to me though😑😐
Majestic Creeper (3 months 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 (3 months 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 (3 months ago)
You are stupid. India is a very diverse country. Like very diverse.
kisses 2u (3 months ago)
*MUCH LOVE FROM BKTOWN*
John Mark Suarez (3 months ago)
She's from Nepal not from India
MilesonFrames (3 months ago)
She is from the Indian state of Arunachal Pradesh. North east Indians have similar features like Nepalis
Genie (3 months ago)
John Mark Suarez You have no idea how diverse India is! She is from North East India.
champ always (3 months 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
Dana Martins (3 months ago)
WOW😱
Day ghost (3 months ago)
She looks like Nepali.
Agami Miri (2 months ago)
@Day ghost yes she does.. any problem?
Agami Miri (2 months ago)
@Flosyd where do u get ur BS information from? NE India was never under Nepal..
jiboko miuli (2 months ago)
Flosyd, Ne india was never a part of Nepal Stop, spreading misinformation....
Moon walk (3 months 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,
Juzo Megure (3 months ago)
Give me some money and convince my parents then i can also do this
Azliana Lyana (3 months 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 (3 months ago)
Mmm hmmm.
Insatiable is My name (3 months ago)
Still not the Tallest Mountain in the world
Insatiable is My name (3 months ago)
Vivek Sood No way
MilesonFrames (3 months ago)
Thank you for enlighting everyone with your knowledge and this absolute irrelevant comment.
Vivek Sood (3 months 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 (3 months ago)
Beautiful
Sofhia Pretty (3 months ago)
Hi
Dipika Pegu (3 months ago)
Proud to be an Indian.
thorny rose (3 months 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 (3 months ago)
Sky Diving is incredibly cheap compared to climbing Everest is it not? A Permit to climb starts at 10k USD
Soum (3 months 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 (3 months 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 (3 months ago)
boski does not matter . Way to many people wonna get to Eversts summit.
boski (3 months ago)
You realise there's only so many seasons they can climb right? Hardly too many people go there.
Tanishq Kumar (3 months ago)
congratulation
AnonymousGamer (3 months ago)
7th
Lilou Capon (3 months ago)
thank you
abhijit dwij (3 months ago)
Proud of you girl. Jai hind. 🇮🇳
Aakash Pant (3 months ago)
2nd
PyroNite (3 months ago)
Really inspiring
Narendar Narendarrajput (3 months ago)
yes I agreed