Lachlan Morton breaks Everesting record a week after failed attempt

It was second time Lachy for the Australian pro

Lachlan Morton at the 2019 Tour of Utah 2019 (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

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Lachlan Morton didn't take his Everesting record disqualification lying down, going back out to the Rist Canyon climb in Colorado just a week later and setting a new world record.

Morton ascended 8,840m in a time of seven hours, 29 minutes and 57 seconds, ten minutes faster than US mountain biker Keegan Swenson, and also shaving three minutes off his first attempt.

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