For Lizzy Hawker, athletes from Britain, long races can be called the meaning of her life. In this sport, she is considered one of the best in the history of running. Imagine how you can run without stopping for three days. That’s how much and even slightly longer one of the athlete’s marathons lasted when she ran 199 miles, starting from a mountain camp located on Everest (5361 m above sea level) and ending in Kathmandu.
Lizzy Hawker is a multiple award-winning long distance runner. The athlete believed that if something has already begun, then it must be brought to the end, and to do it better than others. So she won the most difficult races, leaving behind her the most famous world athletes. Continue reading
Maxim Kruglov is one of the best Russian skateboarders. On his account not only the countless number of competitions won in his native country. The athlete is also actively engaged in his activities at the international level.
Maxim is easily called a man who has risen from the bottom. Since he was born in a small and quiet town called Chudovo. The population is small, only 14 520, and the whole area developed at a fairly slow pace. But still, the extreme loves his hometown and is an avid patriot. 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