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Derby's Squash Falconer ready to paraglide off Everest


Derby's Squash Falconer is in the final stages of her preparations to become the first woman to fly from the top of Everest.

The 29-year-old mountaineer and extreme sports woman aims to paraglide from the world's highest peak.

She's already become the first British woman to climb and fly off the top of Mont Blanc and holds the record for being the highest ever bum-boarder.

BBC East Midlands Today's Carol Hinds reports.

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