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Denise Fejtek conquers peaks, valleys

Updated: December 18, 2013, 9:23 AM ET
By Mackenzie Lobby | Special to espnW.com

Denise Fejtek insists she's not an adrenaline junkie. She claims, in fact, that she's more pragmatic and resolute than anything, and that she absolutely does not have a casual compulsion to take risks and put her life on the line.

But one thing's for sure: After becoming the first woman and the fourth person ever to complete what is known as the Peak to Heat Double -- summiting Mount Everest and finishing the Ironman World Championship in Hawaii -- she has entered ...

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