The path to success from the very beginning was full of difficulties and setbacks, rather it resembled an “obstacle course”, but this did not stop Denis, who continued on his way to the dream, despite all the obstacles.
The beginning of the way.
Denis Leontyev was born in St. Petersburg near the metro station Prospekt Prosvescheniya, at that moment it was the outskirts of the city, he was raised by his mother, who tried to give her son the best. Since childhood, friends called the guy Bonus, a nickname attached to him after winning the machines. Continue reading
Dean Potter is an incredible person. A solo climber, a climber, a climber, a base jumper, a highliner, as well as a baseball player. This person is known to everyone who is keen on extreme sports.
Born in the USA. He began to climb as a child. Slackline tried at a fairly young age (in 2003). He devoted the whole of 2003 to base jumping. His father served in the army and therefore Dean and his friend climbed into the closed territory for the military. He did not start applying insurance right away; at first he was without it. It was made from improvised materials. Not far from their house was a rock, on which he constantly went. The boy carefully concealed his hobbies from his parents. Dean’s situation with the university was not so good, and after 3 semesters he left him and devoted his life to climbing.
He is the same as everyone. Continue reading
In order to survive and get out of the canyon – you have to cut your own hand. It is unlikely that Aron Lee Ralston could have imagined that this would happen to him when he set off to conquer another mountain peak in the Blue John Canyon in Utah. Having wound the amputated limb, he began to descend, where he was accidentally met by tourists from Holland. Aron spent 127 hours in the canyon gorge, sandwiched by a huge boulder, like a beast in a trap.
Aron Lee Ralston was born in 1975 in Indiana, a suburb of Indianapolis. When the boy was 11 years old, his parents moved to Denver, Colorado. Aron studied well, graduated from university and moved to Arizona, where he began working at Intel. It would seem that a good job, a calm, measured life, but the mountains beckoned to Ralston and, having decided to quit, he moved to Aspen, a mountainous state of Colorado. He goes to the mountains, rides a bicycle, goes in for skiing. Continue reading