Tashi and Nungshi Malik are the first siblings and twins to conquer ‘Seven Summits’ including Mt. Everest.
Tashi and Nungshi Malik were born in Haryana to an army family, now settled in Dehradun. They completed their education from Dehradun in Journalism and Mass Communication with first division degree. After the Seven Summits, they reached the South Pole on skies and on 21 April 2015 by skiing to the North Pole the twins have completed the 'Explorers Grand Slam' and became fastest and youngest South Asians and Siblings to complete the Grand Slam. Malik Sisters conferred India’s highest adventure honour “ Tenzing Norgay National Adventure Award 2015” by President of India.
Apart from mountaineering, Tashi and Nungshi have supported many campaigns and social causes. They have been active supporters of Saving the Girl Child. They dedicated their Seven Peak Summit to the cause of the Indian Girl Child with the vision of creating awareness among girl so that they dream and achieve. They also promote mountaineering as a prominent sport in India and encourage others to take up challenges through their talks. They represent Young India and contribute to peace through the adventure. Tashi and Nungshi along with Samina Baig, a young mountaineer from Pakistan, hoisted their national flags on Everest to mark their unflinching resolve to work for peace between the two nations.
Tashi and Nungshi have academic records as well. They are awarded first New Zealand-India Sports Scholarship to study Graduation in Sport & Exercise at SIT, Invercargill, New Zealand and attended US Department of State’s Global Sports Mentoring Program for emerging women leaders in Sports.
Making new records and breaking old ones, Malik Sisters are breaking norms and making way for the younger generation to achieve more and pushing their limits. Tashi and Nungshi speak about courage, their journey and importance of discipline in achieving goals. Their talks are inspiring and highly motivating.