LOOK: Eagles DE Chris Long summits Mount Kilimanjaro

first_imgThe Eagles defensive end tweeted a photo of himself Tuesday on top of Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania after successfully summiting the highest peak in Africa, a feat he first accomplished in the winter of 2013. He was accompanied by members of Waterboys, an organization founded by Long partnering NFL athletes and fans to provide clean water for communities in East Africa. 26 hours of travel to Kili and I haven’t slept since Saturday night!!! Time to go Han Solo unfreeze me sometime tomorrow.— Chris Long (@JOEL9ONE) March 4, 2019Just got down from the mountain and the guys did great. #ConqueringKili2019 is in the books. Great trip for @WaterboysORG … and yes.. @Beau_Allen did great!!— Chris Long (@JOEL9ONE) March 11, 2019Headed back stateside. What a trip for @WaterboysORG … another successful summit in the books … pic.twitter.com/55b8bBIcfh— Chris Long (@JOEL9ONE) March 12, 2019So many great shots from this year’s #ConquerKili class! Check out some of these pics from the trip. Courtesy of @Beau_Allen, @ninko50, and James King.#community #supportthesummit #dogood #kilimanjaro #tanzania #africa pic.twitter.com/I6sIcGNNtd— Waterboys.org (@WaterboysORG) March 11, 2019Long is widely known for his charitable efforts. In September, he donated a fourth of his yearly paycheck to an early literacy program in Philadelphia. The year before, he donated his entire regular-season salary of $1 million to educational charities. When he isn’t tackling players on the field, Chris Long is tackling destinations on his bucket list.last_img

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