Omar Samra - Thrillseeker gearing up for new challenge

Omar Samra is no stranger to adventure and we profile the Egyptian thrill-seeker as he gets ready for yet another remarkable challenge.

Sport360 staff
by Sport360 staff
17th April 2017

article:17th April 2017

Gearing up for a new adventure: Omar Samra.
Gearing up for a new adventure: Omar Samra.

Omar Samra, is an adventurer, entrepreneur, motivational speaker, future astronaut, and U.N. goodwill ambassador.

He’s the first Egyptian to climb Mount Everest, the 7 Summits and ski to both the North and South Pole. The feat, dubbed ‘The Adventurer’s Grand Slam’ has been completed by less than 40 people in history.


As a public figure, Samra is best known for his passion and perseverance. Since his early days of backpacking around the world in 370 days, he’s succeeded in inspiring millions to dream big and reach their full potential.

Samra holds a degree in Economics from the American University in Cairo and an MBA from London Business School in Entrepreneurship.

 

He worked as an investment banker and private equity professional in London, Hong Kong, Dubai and Cairo, before starting up his own company, Wild Guanabana, in 2009. Samra also founded and sits on the board of a children’s charity, Marwa Fayed’s Toy Run, which has touched the lives of more than 100,000 kids around the world.

Samra is now ready to take on a new challenge, this time alongside Egyptian triathlete Omar Nour. Stay tuned for the big reveal!

Follow Omar on social media and online:

Website: www.omarsamra.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/OmarsPage
Instagram: @OmarSamra
Twitter: @OmarSamra


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