Legend Editor Daniel Wildey talks to former Royal Marine Darren Swift, recipient of the Gold Stanhope medal from the Royal Humane Society. In 2003 'Swifty' was hours from the summit of Everest and the realisation of a childhood dream, and gave it all up to save a man he'd never met...

Darren Swift now works as a freelance MIC, providing mountaineering instruction for various organisations and individuals. You can follow Swift Extreme on Instagram and Twitter.




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