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Canadian climber conquered the frozen Niagara Falls - VIDEO PDF Print E-mail
Saturday, 31 January 2015 10:43

The world-renowned Canadian climber Will Gadd world's first climbed the steep ice wall partially frozen due to abnormal cold in Canada and the United States Niagara Falls. Daredevil while climbing to a height of 53 meters only used ice axes and "cat". In the immediate vicinity overthrows waterfall "Horseshoe", attacking down more than 150 tons of water, according to CNN.

47-year-old athlete who specializes in the conquest of the frozen waterfalls and extreme ice climbing, told The Daily News, which has traveled the world in search of the most challenging climbs, but never thought he could conquer Niagara Falls is one of the iconic sights of his native country. Note that in the winter time access to Niagara Falls is closed to tourists and mountaineers nobody bothered to realization.



Will Gadd climbing videotaped Bob Koshinsky. He told CBS News, that although I grew up in Niagara Falls and watched the different extreme stunts associated with a waterfall, including witnessed as aerialist Nik Wallenda walked a tightrope over a cascading stream, but never seen anything like it. According to him, climbing Gaddi, who could literally reach out and touch the water "Horseshoe" was dramatic spectacle.

In December last year, Will Gadd, who has dual citizenship - Canada and the United States, 20 days climbing the difficult rock and ice route and eventually conquered one of the largest waterfalls in Canada - 141-meter Helmke. According to the magazine "Highlander", after the route Gadd was nominated for National Geographic magazine in the category of "Journey of the year." According to the publication, the Canadian sports career lasted for 30 years, he is considered one of the best ice climbers and draytulingovyh in the world.

Niagara Falls is a set of waterfalls on the Niagara River, which separates the US state of New York from the Canadian province of Ontario. Niagara Falls - a waterfall "Horseshoe" and the waterfall "Fata". Falls froze completely in 1848 and in 1912. This winter flooded Network reports that frozen waterfall again due to abnormal frosts and photos allegedly prove it, but the information was exaggerated - streams turned into ice only partially.


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