Video flashback: Jaco van Gass summits Mount Denali in 2013.
Jaco van Gass joined the Parachute Regiment in 2007. During his second tour of Afghanistan, he sustained life changing injuries, including the loss of his left arm at the elbow.
Since then, he has taken on the world. He's completed the unsupported trek to the Geographic North Pole, he became the first disabled South African to summit Mt. Manaslu (the 8th highest peak in the world), he successfully summited one of our 7 peaks: Mt. McKinley (6194m), he's a current member of the GB Paralympic Academy cycling team and he's won 3 gold and 1 silver medal at the Invictus Games in 2014 and 2016.
Jaco's next challenge is the Adaptive Grand Slam's return to Mount Aconcagua in January 2017.