Long-distance runner Marios Giannakou has hiked to Mount Olympus’ highest peak 50 times. When he met 22-year-old biology student Eleftheria Tosiou and learned of her dream to experience the summit herself, it seemed only natural that he was more than ready to rise to the occasion.
With Tosiou securely harnessed in a specially modified backpack, the two, along with an 8-member support team, started their trek. They hiked 7 hours the first day, camped for the night, hiked 3 more hours the next morning and reached the summit.
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