9/20/2011--Seattle, WA, USA..Climber Chad Kellogg working as a contractor on a home in West Seattle, WASH. Kellogg, 39, is training for the world speed record climb on Mt. Everest that he will attempt in May, 2012. Kellogg climbs solo and without oxygen...A former competitive luger, Kellogg is a Buddhist who wakes everyday at 4 a.m. to meditate before heading out for training and work. A few years ago, Kellogg had part of his colon removed because of cancer and also lost his first wife to a climbing accident...©2011 Stuart Isett. All rights reserved.