Lance Metz is the youngest South African and person from the African continent to summit Carstenz Pyramid in Indonesia and Mount Vinson in Antarctica. On 24 May 2010 Lance Metz became the youngest South African to summit the North Ridge of Mount Everest.
Metz's mountaineering experience includes:
In July 2011 Lance Metz together with Varsity College, Johannesburg, South Africa, broke a world record to become the first person to write a final examination on Mt. Kilimanjaro, the highest mountain in Africa. This was Metz's 4th summit of Mt. Kilimanjaro.
He has still to climb Mount Denali to complete the Seven Summits and upon completion would become the youngest African to stand on the highest point on every continent.
Lance is currently using his experiences through motivational speaking to encourage both young and old to never give up on their dreams.
Lance has been carrying up the "SHOUT" flag to the highest points of each continent, "shouting for a safer South Africa". SHOUT is a trust founded by Danny K and Kabelo Mabalane to help give South Africans a voice int he fight against crime in South Africa.