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
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
According to statistics, about 72% of athletes involved in base jumping (jumping from fixed objects) die. But this did not stop Uli Emanuele from becoming the “god” of wingsuit flights (flying in a suit resembling a flying squirrel). He made history by flying at a speed of 170 km / h through a small burning ring and a 2-meter gap in the rock.
Growing up period
The future athlete was born on October 23, 1985 in the Italian city of Bolzano, but lived in Pineto. There is no information about his family and his youth. It is only known that he was not the only extreme in the family, since Uli’s father loved to parachute. Continue reading