There is a lot of video like this on the web but usually, they occur in other countries. It follows the same routine, a couple of bored teenagers with no fear of dying or heights scale huge structures for incredible video footage. Although it's nothing new, it doesn't make this video any less crazy or spectacular.
Sure, climbing Everest might no longer be the adventure it used to be with glamping, pay-to-play summit ascents, and permit issues. However, the dangers are still very real, like when crossing massive crevasses through the notorious Khumbu Icefall. Two climbers were crossing a crevasse on a ladder while roped together, falling in after the ladder collapsed. According to the climber’s report, both were okay.
First, you need to watch this video all the way through to truly appreciate what a spectacular whipper this is. We’re not sure what’s more impressive– the solitary foot that desperately clings to the rock as this climber loses his battle against the force of gravity, or the fact that this guy survived unscathed. A healthy reminder to wear your helmet, for the most unexpected of whippers.
Beautiful, Poetic, and meditative—that's the essence of Dylan Wineland’s short film, . The former racer and now cinematographer, Wineland has long felt the motocross industry was missing the bigger picture. Finding that the prevailing narrative is often limited to entertainment—as seen in big hits or half-naked Monster girls—he sought to create something that mirrored his love for the sport. Drawing on his background within action sports media—and with immense help from friends at WZRD Media