Friends and family fly in and Buddhist monks light pyre at funeral in Nepal of extreme skier
A famed extreme skier from the United States who was killed after falling from one of the world’s tallest mountains was on Sunday given a traditional funeral at a Sherpa cremation ground.
Buddhist monks officiated at a ceremony attended by family, friends and government officials.
Written by Associated Press in Kathmandu
This news first appeared on https://www.theguardian.com/sport/2022/oct/02/us-extreme-skier-killed-himalayas-sherpa-cremation-hilaree-nelson under the title “US skier Hilaree Nelson given Sherpa cremation after death in Himalayas”. Bolchha Nepal is not responsible or affiliated towards the opinion expressed in this news article.