39-Year-Old Ex-premier League Director Set to Leave Club to Climb World’s Highest Peak

Published 10/30/2023, 3:02 PM EDT

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Soccer and hiking are two different sports altogether. Both sports have different sets of requirements altogether. However, soccer director Stuart Webber has a unique plan altogether. The 39-year-old is all set to leave Norwich City this season. Webber already has offers from different clubs at the moment.

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Both Leeds and Rangers are willing to sign the 39-year-old. However, Stuart has a completely different mindset at the moment. He wants to train for a completely discrete event altogether. It will be interesting to see how Webber performs in his new challenge.

Stuart Webber and His Unique Quest

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The former Norwich City director wants to climb Mount Everest. Initially, he wanted to complete two climbs but failed to do so. The two climbs included Cotopaxi and Chimborazo. However, he could not manage the climb because of his commitments. Now Scott is determined to complete this challenge of climbing Mount Everest. This dream will require a lot of hard work and planning.

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The-sun shared some comments from the director. He seems very excited about the upcoming challenge and wants to train for it.

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 “I said there’s only one thing which matters to me in this negotiation, it’s not about money, titles or kudos.

“The only thing I want is the chance to go and achieve a dream and my dream is climbing Mount Everest. Before that I’m going to need some pockets of time off. I’d never do a climb at a time when it’s business critical.”

Webber completed the hike of Kilimanjaro in January. Norwich struggled for funds and had no signings. He used this time to complete the hike. At the current moment, he is all focused on his new goal of climbing Mount Everest. However, it seems a very far-fetched dream at this moment. However, with training and planning, anything is possible.

Will He Be Able to Complete the Climb?

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Climbing Mount Everest is one of the most challenging things out there. It not only takes a lot of fitness but a proper training plan as well. Scott will have to work really hard to complete this challenge. Apart from the climb, many other factors need to be checked as well. There is also a huge amount of risk involved in this and precaution needs to be taken.

While Stuart is all excited about the challenge. His friends and family will be worried. The exact date of the climb is not clear yet. A former director who weaved his magic in the soccer field is now all geared up for his new challenge. Will he be able to pull off this challenge? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

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Anirban Chatterjee

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Anirban Chatterjee is a Viral Sports Moments writer at EssentiallySports. He has completed his higher education from Symbiosis School of Sports Sciences as an MBA in Sports Management. He represented Jharkhand State Cricket Team in different age groups starting from u-15 till u-22 level.
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