NCERT Solutions for Class 9 English Chapter 8 Reach For The Top

Reach for the Top is a biographical story that tells us about the lives of two great women, Santosh Yadav and Maria Sharapova. It celebrates the achievements of these two strong ladies who achieved success despite hardships. The chapter presents the students with the life and achievements of two inspirational ladies- Santosh Yadav and Maria Sharapova. Santosh Yadav, the only woman in the world to have climbed the mighty Mount Everest twice, hails from India. A patriot and an environmentalist at heart, she tells how she developed the dream of reaching the top of the world- the summit of Mount Everest. Here also are taken through Maria Sharapova’s journey of becoming the world’s number one tennis player. The chapter talks about her struggles and how she never let anything come in between her and her goal.