BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – Today in race 2, Lorenzo Trefethen’s No. 13 ANSA Motorsports Porsche will carry a special decal on the doors of his race car in memory of his friend Dan Fredinburg.
Yesterday, one of Lorenzo Trefethen’s best friends, Dan Fredinburg, died in Nepal. He was there working for Save the Ice and according to Lorenzo he was either at camp 1 or at base camp when the tragedy happened.
Today Lorenzo Trefethen and Save the Ice mourn the loss of the co-founder Dan Fredinburg, who perished yesterday in the avalanche while climbing Mt. Everest for an “Expedition Everest” campaign.
According to CNN, the death toll in Nepal from Saturday’s catastrophic earthquake has jumped to at least 2,263, Nepal Home Affairs spokesman Laxmi Prasad Dhakal said Sunday. Another 4,647 people were reported injured in Nepal, the spokesman said. India’s death toll has reached 56, most of them in Bihar state, said Lt. Gen. C. Marwah, a senior official of India’s National Disaster Management Authority. Also, 17 Chinese nationals died in Tibet, according to Chinese state-run news agency Xinhua. These figures bring the overall death toll to at least 2,336.
ABOUT SAVETHEICE.ORG: Save the Ice combines adventure and activism to raise awareness about climate change.
We plan, support, and document high-profile adventures in climate change hotspots across the globe. These gatherings serve as summits for participating social entrepreneurs, millennials, investors, and activists to brainstorm innovative ways to combat global warming, all while surrounded by the natural wonders that climate change, unchecked, may destroy. Documentation of these exciting, often exotic Save the Ice trips – including films, photos, and social media campaigns – raises awareness about climate change beyond the participants, and in a format that appeals to millennials, the very generation that has the most power to make a difference.