According to several Austrian news outlets, a rescue helicopter crashed Tuesday evening near the summit of the Grossglockner, Austria’s highest peak. The helicopter was called to evacuate a climber who had sudden heart problems. In this footage, you can see the patient being loaded aboard before a sudden wind gust caused the pilot to lose control. Luckily, nobody was injured in the crash, and given that it occurred at the edge of a massive cliff, things could have gone much worse. The patient was successfully evacuated by a second helicopter minutes later, and the original flight crew took the tram down.
You may have heard of this insane story. Dylan McWilliams, a Colorado native and outdoor enthusiast, was attacked by a bear, a shark, and a rattlesnake – all in the course of 36 months. This went viral a couple months ago, but as stories continue to circulate about animal encounters and attacks this summer, it seems relevant to revisit how 1) this is insanely crazy and 2) odds are it’s not going to happen to you. According to National Geographic, the odds of all three of these incidents
RELATED: Travis Pastrana To Take On Legendary Evel Knievel Jumps “Nitro is about capturing the imagination, like Evel Knievel did so well,” motorsports star Travis Pastrana told the Las Vegas Review Journal. Well, yesterday Pastrana did just that. As a part of Nitro Circus and the History Channel's live television event, Travis Pastrana made Las Vegas home base for a historic event. In one night, he not only successfully recreated, and in two instances surpassed, three of Evel
One might not think of Africa as a snowy place, but a cold front has blown into the western cape of South Africa, and according to the dudes who shot this video, it’s the biggest storm they’ve seen in ten years. And they totally made the most of it, while also capturing some pretty rad visuals along the way. RELATED: July Skiing Happened in Vermont and It's Hilarious Check out an official news report on this newfound "winter wonderland."