Jordan Romero (born 12th July 1996) of the USA became the youngest person ever to successfully scale Mount Everest on 22nd May 2010. He was 13 years 10 months old then. The previous record was held by Temba Tsheri of Nepal who was 16 years old when he did it in 2001.
Laura Dekker (born 20th September 1995) of the Netherlands is bidding to become the youngest person to sail solo around the world. After initial opposition from the Dutch government when she announced her plans in 2009, she was finally given the go-ahead in July 2010.
These two are too young to drive, yet they did something even more exciting than merely driving a car; still, their hobbies might cause them to realise that finding cheap auto insurance quotes are adventures in themselves!