10 Modern Day Explorers Who Took Risks Nobody Dared Before

  • Published on:  Dec 15, 2018
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    You might think that the Golden Age of Exploration is over. Mankind is conquered every continent and traveled to the most remote parts of the globe. You can even get Wi-Fi in many of those places now. Decides if you can just look on Google Maps. Why bother to hike through jungles or snowy wastelands. Well adventures still exist. And while their journeys are different now they're no less perilous or daring here. Ten of the most extreme explorers who've risked it all in search for adventure. Ed Stafford :On 9 August 2010, he became the first person to walk the entire length of the Amazon River, documented in the 2011 TV series Walking the Amazon on Channel 5. Stafford's expedition began with a friend, Luke Collyer, on 2 April 2008, on the southern coast of Peru. Collyer left after three months, and Stafford completed the journey with Gadiel “Cho” Sánchez Rivera.James Balog :In a world threatened by climate change. It's more important than ever for adventurers to be aware of the world they exploring. James Balog is one such man and explorer scientist and artist who has spent decades documenting changes to the world's ice sheets. Ballard founded the extreme ice survey a group that aims to publicize the effects of climate change by creating powerful documentary footage on an expedition to the Arctic.Ross Edgley : A fitness champ and record holding swimmer in 2018 Ross Edgley became the first person to swim around the whole of mainland Britain.george mackay:george mackay describes himself as a filmmaker an explorer and an idiot..Alex Honnold : Alex Honnold is perhaps the greatest living free solo climber and in 2017 he climbed the infamous El Capitan in Yosemite National Park a feat chronicled in the film Free solo a giant vertical rock formation 3000 feet tall.Erik Larson :Erik Larson is another classic explorer whose accomplishments proved the Golden Age of Exploration isn't quite dead yet. Larson is the only man in history to complete the polar trifecta reaching the North Pole South Pole and summit of Mount Everest in the same year.Jessica Watson : You might be thinking that the world of extreme exploration is a boys club. But this next adventure definitely proves that idea rock. A teenage girl who sailed around the world unaided was greeted by thousands of cheering supporters on her return home to Sydney today after her seven-month voyage.David Mayer de Rothschild : In 2006, David Mayer de Rothschild spent over 100 days crossing the Arctic from Russia to Canada, which saw him become one of only 42 people, and the youngest British person, to ever reach both geographical poles. He had already become one of only 14 people ever to traverse the continent of Antarctica, and was part of a team that broke the world record for the fastest ever crossing of the Greenland ice cap.Alan EustaceEveryone's heard of Felix Baumgartner the daredevil skydiver who jumped to Earth from a balloon high in the stratosphere in 2012. But did you know he no longer holds the record for highest altitude freefall jump up that prestigious title now belongs to Alan Eustace the greatest explorer you've never heard of.#Explorers #Voyage Video 10 Modern Day Explorers Who Took Risks Nobody Dared Before upload by channel ago just now with 596.1k views.Rating: %(by users) - What think other users about this videos -

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