Looking to add to an already sterling resume of accomplishments, Genix is quite literally setting his sights in the clouds. Genix will attempt to set a new world record for the highest elevation for a DJ set. In March 2019, he will travel to Nepal to climb and play on top of the famed and dangerous Mount Everest.
WORLD RECORD DJ SET ATTEMPT! Next week I head to Nepal to attempt another Guinness world record DJ set! 5550m above sea level on mt.everest. For those who don’t know I once held an official record for a mammoth 84 hour non stop DJ set keep an eye on my socials for daily updates! pic.twitter.com/yOaJHRJobE
— Genix (@GenixDJ) March 17, 2019
At 5,525 meters high (18,126 feet for us in the U.S.), Genix would eclipse the current world record by over 100 meters. That record is currently held by Chhewang Sherpa of Nepal.
Genix is no stranger to setting world records. He previously held the record for longest continuous DJ set at over 84 hours long. While the set comes with certain dangers, he has show many times he is willing to push the envelope. When asked about why Mount Everest as the location, Genix had this to say:
“I ALWAYS TRY AND DO SOMETHING FUN AND AS I WILL BE TREKKING TO EVEREST FOR BASE CAMP, I THOUGHT WHY NOT TRY AND SET ANOTHER RECORD HERE.”
Seems easier said then done, as Mount Everest has proven to be one of the most difficult mountains to scale. Then, imagine lugging up the equipment, getting it setup properly, all the while trying to simply stay alive in the cold conditions. Extreme to the next level.
We wish Genix the best of luck on his quest! Keep an eye on him via his social media accounts for real-time updates on the record-setting climb.