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Stranded in Raging Waters At Night Casey Activates SOS

Update // December 27, 2019 // Ascent of the Amazon
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In Casey's latest blog he paints a picture of the endless barrage of frustrations and delays he faced off with on this leg of the Ucayali Amazon between Requena and Pucallpa. We become acutely aware of this by the description of the inordinate amo...(more)

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Roraima Free Climb
Roraima Free Climb

Houlding Free Climbs New Route on Mount Roraima

Update // December 14, 2019 // Roraima Free Climb Expedition
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At the end of November, Houlding and his team had set up a hanging camp on the daunting wall of Mount Roraima. They started climbing the same route as the British expedition of 1973 before breaking left into virgin territory. They reached “invis...(more)

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Running the World 196
Running the World 196

A New World Record, Butter Runs Marathon 196

Update // November 11, 2019 // Running the World 196
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Nick Butter has completed his record-setting quest to run a marathon in every country in the world. Fittingly, he wrapped up his nearly two-year journey in Greece, the birthplace of the marathon. In our last update, Butter had just completed his m...(more)

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14/7 Project Possible
14/7 Project Possible

Nims Makes History After Fighting Whiteouts and Toothache

Update // October 29, 2019 // 14/7 Project Possible
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In his quest to climb every 8,000m (26,250ft) mountain in just seven months, Nirmal ‘Nims’ Purja was down to one last hurdle, Shishapangma in Tibet. At first, it wasn’t clear if Nims would even be granted a permit to climb the mountain; only...(more)

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Five Deeps
Five Deeps

Vescovo Becomes First Man to Reach World’s Five Deepest Points

Update // September 14, 2019 // The Five Deeps
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Victor Vescovo has continued to break records in his two-man submersible, the Limiting Factor. In our last update, Vescovo had just completed a record-setting dive to the world's second deepest point, the Horizon Deep just off the Pacific islands ...(more)

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