[iframe id=”https://www.youtube.com/embed/RbcbjMhvjEs”] The recent death of a Russian wingsuit “pilot” in the alpine village of Chamonix, France, has raised new concerns about the safety of this extreme sport. Witnesses report the man jumped from Aiguille du Midi, Europe’s highest mountain. When his parachute failed to deploy he slammed into a bluff before crashing into a newly constructed chalet. Located in […]
Californian Johnny Strange was only 17-years old in 2009 when he finalized climbing each of the tallest mountains on every contiente: the “7 Summits”. He was they youngest person to complete the Seven Summits at the time. Johnny Strange was only 20-years old when he completed the “Explorer’s Grand Slam”, which means he’d summited each of the “7 Summits” & trekked to both the North & South Poles. He is still the youngest person to complete the “Explorer’s Grand Slam”. Johnny Strange was only 23-years-old when he died while Wingsuit BASE jumping yesterday.