Miguel Verduzco

Miguel Verduzco successfully climbed to the summit of the tallest mountain in Africa - Kilimanjaro - on Aug. 4. Verduzco, a Downey resident since 1997 and co-owner of Los Pollos and Tropicana Bakery, reached Uhuru Peak, the mountain's tallest summit peak. Verduzco has been training in outdoor adventures for the past five years. He's completed marathons (26.2 miles); ultra marathons (50 miles); and triathlons, including the Iron Man (140.6 miles). He previously climbed Mt. Whitney - the highest peak in the lower 48 states - and Pico de Orizaba, the tallest peak in Mexico and the third highest peak in North America. ********** Published: September 6, 2012 - Volume 11 - Issue 21