Marco Cremona’s smaller-than-average physique probably contributed to his pushing his limits even at a very young age, excelling academically and in sports. Today, he is a water treatment engineer, a hydrologist, an activist, a researcher, and a sportsman. He has designed and built an international award-winning water-and-electricity self-sufficient home in Mosta. He has also designed the world’s first sewage-to-drinking water plant for hotels – and was filmed by BBC drinking that water. Oh, and he climbed the Everest.
Eight years ago today, three intrepid Maltese carved their names in the history books. They became the first Maltese people to reach the highest summit in the world: Mount Everest. Marco Cremona, Gregory Attard and Robert Gatt on 17 May 2010 managed that which many had thought would be impossible for people born and bred on [...]
Marco Cremona ma’ Glen Calleja Daħla: L-ewwel trid tasal Fis-17 ta’ Mejju 2010 jiena, flimkien ma’ Gregory Attard u Robert Gatt, taħt it-tmexxija tal-gwida Skoċċiż Victor Saunders, sirna l-ewwel Maltin li qatt telgħu f’għoli ta’ 8,848 metru. Konna qed nirfsu fuq il-quċċata tal-Muntanja Everest. L-ewwel Maltin. Kienet ilha ġejja s-snin. Snin ta’ ppjanar u ħolm. […]
Sal-Quċċata tal-Everest by Marco Cremona with Glen Calleja This is the story of Marco Cremona’s incredible adventure on the highest mountain in the world: Mount Everest. But Marco is scared of heights and lives on an island with not even a single hill, let alone a mountain. Not to worry – as an engineer, an environmental […]