Will Gadd conquers the frozen Niagara Falls

Will Gadd conquers the frozen Niagara Falls

27.04.2020: Candian Will Gadd wrote his name into the record books in 2015 when the Candian became the first person to ever ascend frozen sections of Niagara Falls - the worldís largest flowing waterfall. Here is all you need to know:

 

 

Candian Will Gadd wrote his name into the record books in 2015 when the Candian became the first person to ever ascend frozen sections of Niagara Falls - the world’s largest flowing waterfall. Here is all you need to know:




- Gadd scaled 140 feet on the northern part of Horseshoe Falls, starting from the frozen river base of Niagara River and climbing to Terrapin Point on Goat Island.



- The renowned ice climber - who was nominated for the Laureus World Sports Award for Action Sportsperson of the Year in 2002




- had long wanted to tackle the famous landmark but had to wait until the freezing conditions made a climb possible.




- Gadd said: "I’ve travelled the world in search of the most challenging climbs, but Niagara Falls, one of my home country’s most iconic landmarks, has been a lifelong mission that I previously never thought possible."




- Red Bull,  photos copyright Christian Pondella, Greg Mionske / Red Bull Content Pool





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27.04.2020 / MaP

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