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Noelle Wenceslao

Noelle Wenceslao
AKA Noelle Cristina M. Wenceslao

  • 1st Filipina to climb the highest mountain on Earth, Mount Everest (2007)
  • 1st Filipina and 1st Southeast Asian woman to reach the summit of Mt. Everest in Nepal (2007)
  • 1st Filipina, 1st Asian, 1st woman in the world to ascend on Mt. Everest's north side from Tibet and descend on the south side in Nepal (2007)

"There, I felt like I was on top of the world. Then I started to worry: How do I get down? I was terrified because I’m scared of heights."


FATHER: Peewee Wenceslao
MOTHER: Priscilla


Pinay climbers: Our team gave us strength
3 Pinays finish Everest traverse, make history
PGMA hails feat of 3 Pinay conquerors of Everest
Heroes welcome for 3 Coast Guard Super Pinays
Pinay climbers conquer Mt. Everest
Noelle Wenceslao
It's the women's turn to scale Everest

Did you know...

  • ...that President Noynoy Aquino was the first Filipino bachelor to become President of the Republic of the Philippines?
  • ...that Astronomer Armando Lee was the first Filipino Master of Science (MS) degree holder in Astronomy in the Philippines?
  • ...that race driver Marlon Stockinger was the first Filipino-Swiss race winner in the Michelin Formula Renault UK Championship?
  • ...that Joy Rojas was the first Filipina to run across 3,107 miles across the United States?
  • ...that boxing champion Manny Pacquiao was the first Filipino sports billionaire?
  • ...that José Rizal was given the label 'First Filipino' by Leon Ma. Guerrero, the first Filipino Ambassador to Germany?