On May 16, 2004, at 10:55 am Nepal time, Mexican mountaineer Alejandro Ochoa
, 27, reached the summit of Mount Everest as a member of the Mexican-Canadian Mt. Everest Expedition 2004
. This climbing team, lead by Mexican mountain guide Andres Delgado
, consisted of three Mexican and two Canadian climbers who ascended Everest without supplemental oxygen.
Later that day, Alejandro's sister, Lorena Ochoa
, 22, a professional golfer on the LPGA tour
, won her first LPGA tournament, the Franklin American Mortgage Championship
. She became the first Mexican golfer to win an LPGA tournament.
Read this article about the accomplishments of Alejandro and Lorena here