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Here’s our boy @chrisdwyer getting wild guiding on the Zambezi. From a 1st year on the Ocoee last year to the Zambezi, he’s come a long way! : @safparzambia . . . #zambezi #whitewater #rafting #raft #whitewaterrafting #gnar #getwild #epic #surf #surfsup #wipeout #kayak #kayaking #adrenaline #adrenalinejunkie #extreme #extremesports
At first, this raft trip from hell appears to be stuck in an infinite loop. This poor boat on the Zambezi in East Africa is pinned between two waves for what feels like an eternity. Don’t worry, they eventually break free, but not everyone is able to hold on through the whitewater carnage.
Matthias Giraud. Erik Pütsep Photo. Matthias Giraud is going 50 miles an hour when he slams into the rock spire that juts out from the Pointe d’Areu; a peak just northwest of Mont Blanc. An impact at such speed, even within the protection of modern cars, is invariably catastrophic and likely fatal. Hanging from his parachute like a puppet attached to strings, Giraud has no such protection. He stops moving the instant his body makes contact with the rock, and free fall is interrupted
This may be Alex Honnold's freest solo yet. The climber is being featured alongside 20 other athletes for ESPN's annual Body Issue, which celebrates the human form in motion. Keeping with the magazine's theme, Honnold was photographed by his pal Cory Richards while climbing in nothing but his birthday suit. He even ditched the rock climbing shoes for an au naturale ascent. Hopefully, he didn't lose his footing during the shoot. RELATED: Alex Honnold Answers Random Rock Climbing
Watching videos of free soloing always gets our palms sweaty, whether it’s Alex Honnold or Matt Bush. Watching Bush cut his feet and campus up the overhang on this climb added in few extra heart beats there too. Bush’s footage of cruising up this not-so-easy climb in the Rocklands of South Africa is beautiful to watch, but definitely one of the gnarlier things we’ve seen in a while. RELATED: Video – Massive Rockfall In the Swiss Alps Check out more from the climb below: View