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VIDEO: Kira Brazinski’s Journey Up the Grand Teton

As a born-and-raised Jackson, WY local, Kira Brazinski has been looking at the Grand Teton nearly every day for years and years. And, like many who have the opportunity to see the Grand, she dreamed of one day summiting the peak.

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Born without a left femur, Kira has made a habit of overcoming unique challenges through hard work, dedication, and creative thinking, and the Grand Teton was no different. Join her on the difficult climb in A Grand Journey, a short film from local director and cinematographer Amon Barker.

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VIDEO: A Kayaker’s Worst Nightmare
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VIDEO: A Kayaker’s Worst Nightmare

VIDEO: A Kayaker’s Worst Nightmare

It's every kayaker's worst nightmare, getting pushed off line and into a strainer. That's exactly what happened to french kayaker Rapheal Urscheler, who gets pinned under a log while paddling the "Ex du Bas" on the Ubaye river. Luckily for him he was able to keep his head and was able to push off the log and slide under. Everything worked out, but this video serves as a useful reminder on how quickly it can go from bad to good on the river.  RELATED: A Perfect Example of How Not to Kayak

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Check Out Nat Geo’s 360 Video of An Everest Expedition
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Check Out Nat Geo’s 360 Video of An Everest Expedition

Check Out Nat Geo’s 360 Video of An Everest Expedition

“Everesting” seems to have been quite the trend lately, that is if you are an endurance athlete willing to push the boundaries of your legs and lungs. Well, for those of us who aren’t quite that strong, or who prefer a good couch sesh over a good sufferfest, Nat Geo has just the thing for you. Nat Geo recently undertook an expedition to the top of the world, not just to climb Everest, but to research climate change at high elevations as part of their Perpetual Planet initiative. Along the

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This Film Celebrates the Climbing Porters and Sherpa of K2
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This Film Celebrates the Climbing Porters and Sherpa of K2

This Film Celebrates the Climbing Porters and Sherpa of K2

Climbing the world’s second-highest peak, K2, is more than just feat of athleticism. It’s a feat of logistics, teamwork, and dedication from all the players who make up a climbing expedition. It’s the climbers who often the only ones remembered, but despite being paid at rates far below those received by international expedition leaders, the local porters and support crew deserve just as much credit. Without them, critical supplies in base camp or high-altitude tasks that counts as some of