Man With Cerebral Palsy Climbs El Capitan

09/21/2010 12:42 pm ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Stephen Wampler was born with cerebral palsy and is usually wheelchair-bound.

But that didn't stop him from conquering the summit of El Capitan in Yosemite National Park on Friday ABC reports.

By pulling himself up with his hands 20,000 times in six days, Wampler became the first person with cerebral palsy to climb the Yosemite landmark. The mountain is double the height of the Empire State building.


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