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Breaking Barriers: DesLauriers' descents from the tops of the world

Updated: February 8, 2008, 6:33 PM ET
By Tom Rinaldi | ESPN

EDITOR'S NOTE: ESPN and ESPN.com present a four-part series this week on sports pioneers, called "Breaking Barriers." The series continues Wednesday with a feature about Kit DesLauriers, the first person to ski from the highest peaks of the earth's seven continents. Watch Tom Rinaldi's story on "First Take" and all "SportsCenter" shows.

To fall was to die.

Twenty-five thousand feet high, on Mount Everest's Lhotse Face -- a 5,000 foot, sharply descending portion of the mountain ...

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