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There have been few things--if any--that have ever been able to slow down or stop former Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis. Many an offensive lineman tried as did the occasional fullback; few ever saw success. No, the one thing that has ever managed to stop him has been injuries--and they've done it again.
Due to a foot injury he is not going to be able to make the climb up Mount Kilimanjaro.
Lewis has been in Africa on a humanitarian mission with TackleKili, the mission organization for World Serve International and Pros for Africa. As part of the mission, the group had been in a nearby village prior to starting their climb providing children with hearing aids.
Apparently Lewis was having issues than, but was trying to do what he does and power through it. However, during the night his fever spiked and his foot began to swell. Making the climb up Mount Kilimanjaro is tough enough for people 100 percent healthy, but when you are not it&...
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Former Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis had to put an end to his quest of climbing Mt. Kilimanjaro after a foot injury made it too difficult to continue.
Retired Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis may have been able to play in February's Super Bowl less than four months after tearing a triceps muscle, but a foot injury and a fever are keeping him from completing a charity climb of Mount Kilimanjaro this weekend.
According to the Baltimore Sun , Lewis was scheduled to participate in the climb through a charitable organization...
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On Wednesday,Ray Lewis will begin his ascent to the summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro, Africa’s highest point, but who he's making the trek with certainly is interesting.
According to the Baltimore Sun, former Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis was unable to complete his climb up Mount Kilimanjaro due to a fever and a foot injury.
Prior to the climb, TackleKili said that Lewis’ fever spiked and his foot began swelling.
The mission organization for World Serve International and Pros for Africa, TackleKili said Lewis made the choice to not go forward...
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