Hari Budha Magar is a former Gurkha Soldier born in Rolpa, Nepal in 1979. He joined to Brigade of Gurkhas the British Army in 1999 and served 15 years. Hari injured in Afghanistan in 2010 and lost his both legs above the knee and sustained other multiple injury while he was serving. During his military time, he served in UK, Kenya, Brunei, Malaysia, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, Bosnia, Kosovo, Germany and Afghanistan.
After his injured, Hari says that his new life began with challenge and opportunities. He has done done sky-diving, alpine-skiing, nordic skiing and biathlon, 2x endeavor games in the USA where he won a gold medal in archery and bronze medal in wheelchair table tennis, rock climbing, kayaking, cycling (Colchester to London, Independence Ride Houston, and Mobile Aero fest in Alabama), shooting, golf, wheelchair rugby, wheelchair basketball, sledge hockey, javelin, water skiing etc. Hari feels that he could do everything which he did before his injury but different way. He loves to face challenge and says if you have a dream, you won’t scare.
Climbing the Mt. Everest is one of Hari’s childhood dream. It would set the Guinness World Record. He also want to break the boundary imposed on disability. He want to inspire other not just to disable people but everyone. He believes, if you don’t dream, you will never achieve it. Hari encourages other people to take challenge in their life.
Now, Hari is busy on training for Everest Expedition 2018. Hari has already completed rock climbing & ice climbing in Nepal and in Scotland. He has also already trained climbing and crossing ladder.
1. Mont Blanc, France – July 2017
2. Mt. Manaslu, Nepal – September/October 2017
3. Mt. Everest – April/May 2018