"A little perspective," writes Harrison in a Facebook post, the platform where he documented the entirety of his journey North.
Holly “Cargo” Harrison is proof that determination will take you far – literally. The 58-year-old man just finished a 14,181-mile trek from Ushuaia, Argentina to Prudhoe Bay, Alaska. The journey took him only 530 days. And despite having encountered countless harsh climates, suffered a heart attack, and fought off a grizzly bear, the man still made it in an incredibly fast time.
He even walked the last 1,000 miles of his journey on crutches. Check out what he devised in order to keep walking with a torn tendon:
Cargo found a way to keep going continuously throughout his journey. And it’s impressive to say the least. For well over a year, the former Army Ranger walked about 27 miles a day. And now that it’s over? “My body is going to be so relieved and so happy to be done,” he tells Today, “but every other part of me, you know, is going to be a little bit sad.”
On Saturday, the body of Martin Uptain of Martin Outfitters was found after being attacked by a grizzly bear in the Terrace Mountain area of the Teton Wilderness. The incident occurred early Friday while Uptain and client Corey Chubon were retrieving an elk carcass from a guided bow hunt. The men were aggressively charged by two large grizzly bears, a sow and its grown cub, according to the Jackson Hole News and Guide. One of the bears was especially combative and proceeded to attack both
The discovery of Diana Bober’s body in the Mt. Hood National Forest on Monday could potentially be confirmed as the first fatal cougar attack in the state of Oregon. Bober, 55, had gone missing after she went hiking alone on August 29th, according to the New York Daily News. Her family from out of state noticed a lapse in communication with her and reported her lost to the Gresham police. Bober was described by her family as a frequent hiker who felt at ease on the trails. Initially
Arthur Medici was pronounced dead Saturday from the first fatal shark attack in Massachusetts since 1936. The 26-year-old, who was bodyboarding along the shore, was attacked by an unconfirmed great white shark at Newcomb Hollow Beach in Wellfleet, per the New York Times. RELATED: Great White Shark Swims Alarmingly Close to Shore Like a scene straight from Jaws, an onlooking fisherman screamed “shark” upon spotting the dorsal in the water. After being bitten in the leg, Medici kicked the