10 the world's most daring and desperate people
Some people live for the adrenaline spikes. This may include those who engage in extreme sports, but there are those who simply do very dangerous things. In the madness of some people hard to believe - but it's all true. You a list of the most daring, bold and reckless people in the world.
It is he who inspires the skydivers. In order to create a new design Kittinger parachute jumps from a very great height. In 1960, he made the jump from a height of 31, 3 kilometers. When Kittinger reached an altitude of 13 kilometers, he refused pressure lock on the right glove, with the result that it become bare and began to swell arm. After landing, the swelling subsided.
Reinhold Messner - the most famous climber in the world. He was the first who climbed all peaks above 8000 meters. In 1978, he committed an act that many equate to suicide: climbed Mount Everest without oxygen tanks. In 1980 he did the same in solitude. Since then, no one has ever tried to conquer these peaks without oxygen tanks.
The world's best freediver. Free diving - scuba diving in apnea. Free divers rely only on their lungs. Trabridzh unaided zanyrnul to a depth of 101 meters, just holding his breath.
John Stapp countless times exposed himself to a very strong dynamic overload - and survived. John passed a series of tests at the US Air Force negative overload. After the last test he appeared broken ribs, and his eyes were bleeding, but he was still alive. John was one of those who promoted the compulsory Wearing while riding in a car.
Philippe Petit - French tightrope walker, he starred in the documentary "Man on Wire". In 1974, he passed between the twin towers of the World Trade Center. He and his team have managed to bypass the safety and pull the rope from one roof to another. Petit dancing on a rope for about 45 minutes and then it was detained. After the actor agreed to perform in Central Park, all charges were dropped.
One of the best climbers in the world, climbed Mount Everest. The most surprising is that the first time he stood up to the age of 14, set the record. After his action a wave of discussion - is possible or not to make such a dangerous climb at such a young age. Later, the Chinese government has banned climbing Mount Everest to persons under 18 years of age.
Martin Strel - Slovenian swimmer over long distances. He swam across many of the world's largest rivers: the Danube, the Mississippi, the Yangtze and Amazon. He did not just swam up to eight and a half kilometers a day, but also suffered from sunburn, turbulent flows, dengue fever and bloodsucking bites Vandelli fish. Team Arrow poured into water, buckets of blood to distract piranha, and Martin himself drank two bottles of wine a day to relieve stress from the large-scale heats.
Alain Bombard - the French doctor who crossed the Atlantic in a rubber boat "Heretic". He had a sextant, oars and the works of Shakespeare and Montaigne - not to be bored. Bombard studied the boundaries of human capabilities: It feeds on fish and plankton, which caught networks. After a 65-day journey he reached Barbados thinner by 25 kilograms.
Recently Felicity Aston became the first woman to cross the Antarctic alone. All their equipment is carried on a sled. The journey took 59 days, Felicity overcame 1700 kilometers. The way she described her experience on Twitter. Felicity has lost more than eight kilograms, and after his return she had for a long time to adapt to the fact that she was no longer alone.
Lewis Pugh - the only person who has committed a swim in the ultra-long distance in all oceans of the world, and it is not the most striking of his achievement. In 2005 and 2007, he swam a kilometer at the North Pole and the Antarctic coastline in one of the swimming cap, trunks and goggles! Pugh uses a unique technique called "pre thermogenesis": to swim in the icy water raises your body temperature up to 38, 3 degrees Celsius. After the swim Antarctic its body temperature fell to 33 degrees Celsius. Unlike other swimmers who are afraid of sharks, Social fears leopard seals - is a kind of seal.