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‘What we found was super special’: inside the quest for the 100ft wave

A new six-part documentary series follows the community of big-wave surfers at Praia do Norte in Nazaré, Portugal, and hunt for ocean’s EverestIt started as a picture. In 2005, Dino Casimiro, a sports teacher in the fishing village of Nazaré, Portugal, snapped a photo of what he had long observed from the seaside cliffs: swells in the Atlantic the size of buildings, so feared and unpredictable it seemed everyone in town knew of someone who had been lost at sea. The image was stark, magnetic – a ...
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Garmin Products Now Available at Everest.Com

Garmin Tactix Charlie The Woodlands, Texas – (Ammoland.Com) – Garmin elects to have their brand and products available at Everest.com, the first online, customer-centric, multi-merchant marketplace for the outdoor recreation community. Both Caliber members and non-members can purchase Garmin products on the site, but Caliber members are rewarded with a deeper discount and free shipping. It pays to become a Caliber member. Learn more here. “Garmin offers premier products for those who live lif...
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At Least 59 People Were Sick From COVID on Everest: NYT 'DRY MOUNTAIN AIR'

The New York Times reports that at least 59 infected people, including sherpas and climbers, had been on Everest by the end of the...
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SCOTT GALLOWAY: Colonizing Mars will not happen in our lifetime and the billionaire obsession with space makes absolutely no sense

SpaceX owner and Tesla CEO Elon Musk poses after arriving on the red carpet for the Axel Springer award, in Berlin, Germany, December 1, 2020. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke Scott Galloway is a bestselling author and professor of marketing at NYU Stern. The following is a recent blog post, republished with permission, that originally ran on his blog, "No Mercy / No Malice." In it, Galloway questions the point of the billionaire obsession with exploring outer space. See more stories on Insider&#...
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Everest Mountaineer Edmund Hillary’s Family Takes on Summit in New Doc, Cargo Launches Sales in Cannes (EXCLUSIVE)

Sir Edmund Hillary’s family will ascent the mountain that made their grandfather a household name in a new documentary being launched in Cannes. Directed by Ben Webster, one of the world’s top expedition leaders, “Everest: Legacy” is currently in pre-production and will be shopped to buyers by New York-headquartered documentary sales firm Cargo Film & […]
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Everest and Olson of Nordlund Associates arrange $1.12m sale

Danvers, MA Chris Everest and Kevin Olson of Nordlund Associates, Inc. and Kristen Karshis of Keller Williams neg...
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Leadership Lessons from Trekking Up Mt. Everest Twice (and the North and South Poles)

I was an hiker at an early age with my dad. Every summer, we would climb the Appalachian Trail in New Hampshire. During these times, my father showed me non-quitting spirit. In the last four years, I have become a long distance road cyclist. These challenges have taught me a lot about myself and the people I team up with. However, I could never imagine doing what Alison Levine has accomplished. On The Small Business Radio, I talked with Alison who, at 5’ 4” is a history-making polar explorer an...
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‘Everest’ Will See Ewan McGregor Scale a Mountain With ‘Edge of Tomorrow’ Director Doug Liman

Mount Everest, the world’s tallest mountain above sea level, has been the subject of several movies and documentaries, including a star-studded but mostly forgettable 2015 film about the 1996 disaster that claimed eight lives. But Edge of Tomorrow and The Bourne Identity director Doug Liman is now set to make his own Mount Everest film – the not-exactly-creatively-titled Everest – and Ewan McGregor (Trainspotting, Moulin Rouge), Sam Heughan (Outlander), and Mark Strong (Green Lantern, Shazam!) ...
Tags: Movies, Casting, Everest, Charlie Hunnam, Tom Cruise, Mount Everest, True Story, Mark Strong, Sam Heughan, Richard Dreyfuss, Mallory, Action/Adventure, Doug-Liman, Ewan-McGregor, Liman, Sheldon Turner


I went on a 3-day camping and hiking trip led by REI's travel company - here's why I recommend REI Adventures to anyone

Through REI's travel company REI Adventures, I camped and hiked with a small group of outdoors lovers and guides at Pinnacles National Park in California. Connie Chen/Business Insider REI doesn't just sell outdoor gear - it also offers excursions across the world via its travel company, REI Adventures. REI Adventures has more than 250 guided trips for a variety of activity levels, durations, and activities. I attended a trip to Pinnacles National Park and was impressed with the ...
Tags: Travel, Reviews, Outdoors, Camping, California, Adventure, Hiking, Trends, Features, Everest, Antarctica, Costa Rica, Inca Trail, Rei, Pinnacles, Pinnacles National Park


The 27 most breathtaking graphic novels and memoirs to read in 2021

Graphic novels combine art and dialogue to create vivid fantasy worlds. While many think of superheroes or manga, graphic novels can be nonfiction, too. Here are 27 incredible graphic novels to read in 2021, for both kids and adults. If a picture is worth a thousand words, then graphic novels might tell the most epic stories of all.Graphic novels have emerged from the comic strip format to create a continuous story with vivid worlds and complex plots. While many of us think of manga or superher...
Tags: Amazon, South Korea, John Lewis, Obama, Germany, Alan Moore, Neil Gaiman, America, Trends, Georgia, Iran, Star Trek, Chicago, Karen, Aiden, United States


Mount Everest Covid outbreak has infected 100 people at base camp, says guide

Austrian expedition leader Lukas Furtenbach says the real number could be 200, despite official Nepali denialsSee all our coronavirus coverageA coronavirus outbreak on Mount Everest has infected at least 100 climbers and support staff, a mountaineering guide said, giving the first comprehensive estimate amid official Nepalese denials that the disease has spread to the world’s highest peak.Lukas Furtenbach of Austria, who last week halted his Everest expedition due to virus fears, said on Saturda...
Tags: Austria, Infectious Diseases, Everest, Nepal, Mountaineering, Mount Everest, Coronavirus, Lukas Furtenbach, Mount Everest Covid


The Latest: Variant 1st seen in UK now dominant in LA County

By The Associated Press LOS ANGELES — Health officials say the most common COVID-19 variant of concern circulating in Los Angeles County is now a variant discovered in the U.K. Previously, two California variants were dominant, but in the past week 53% of 40 specimens analyzed by a public health laboratory were the U.K. variant and none were California variants, the county Department of Public Health said Saturday. Variants discovered in Brazil and South Africa also were detected. The department...
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Beast: Universal Pictures Sets Idris Elba Thriller for August 2022

Universal Pictures has set the release date for Idris Elba’s (Luther, Beasts of No Nation, The Suicide Squad) upcoming survival thriller Beast for Friday, August 19, 2022. The movie will open a week after Universal’s rom-com Bros and a currently untitled Disney live-action feature. RELATED: Idris Elba to Star in Warner Bros. Action Film Stay Frosty Sometimes the rustle in the bushes actually is a monster. Golden Globe winner Idris Elba stars in a pulse-pounding new thriller about a father and h...
Tags: Movies, Disney, Action, South Africa, Everest, Idris Elba, Universal Pictures, Bros, Will Packer, Golden Globe, Elba, Baltasar Kormákur, James Lopez, EVAN HANSEN, Ben Platt, ComingSoon


What it's like in the death zone of Everest, K2, and other mountains

The "Death Zone" is a region near the top of world's tallest mountains that earns the name because humans aren't meant to survive there. Vanessa O'Brien is an expert mountaineer and the fastest woman to climb the highest peak on every continent. O'Brien explains what it felt to be in the "Death Zone," 26,000 feet above sea level. The human body can't function normally in the Death Zone because there isn't enough oxygen at that elevation. Digestion can begin to shut do...
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The Latest: Yemen’s national soccer coach dies of COVID-19

By The Associated Press SANAA, Yemen – Yemen’s soccer association said the country’s national team coach died Sunday from COVID-19. The Yemen Football Association says Sami al-Naash died in a hospital in the southern port city of Aden. Local reports say al-Naash was infected while in a camp for the national team in the southern province of Shabwa last month. Yemen’s national team was preparing for three games in the coming weeks in hopes to qualify for the Asian Cup and the 2022 World Cup finals...
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China closes its side of Everest over Covid fears, as climbers start to scrap expeditions

China has suspended its spring climbing season from the Tibetan side of Mount Everest, the state-run Xinhua News Agency said on Saturday, and climbers have begun to scrap their expeditions on the Nepali side and retreat from the world's tallest peak over Covid-19 concerns.
Tags: China, Cnn, Everest, Mount Everest, Xinhua News Agency


The Latest: Florida’s amusement parks loosen mask wearing

By The Associated Press ORLANDO, Fla. — Visitors to Walt Disney World and Universal Studios-Orlando were allowed Saturday to remove their masks when outdoors, except when on attractions, in line or riding transportation. Florida’s major theme parks are adjusting face mask policies after the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention loosened its recommendations on Thursday as more people get vaccinated for the coronavirus. Masks remain mandatory indoors, except in restaurants when seated or acti...
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Weekly travel update: England opens 'green' list, Capri goes 'Covid-free'

Check out CNN's latest weekly news update on pandemic travel. England reintroduces limited hugging and limited international travel, China puts a "line of separation" at the top of Everest, and Dracula's Castle offers free jabs
Tags: England, China, Cnn, Everest, Capri, Dracula


2 climbers, an American and a Swiss, have died on Everest after suffering snow blindness and exhaustion

Mount Everest is seen from Namche Bajar in Solukhumbu district, Nepal. Niranjan Shrestha/AP Two climbers have died on Mount Everest in the first deaths of this season, AFP reported. A Swiss climber died after suffering exhaustion after reaching the top, organizers said. The other climber, an American, experienced snow blindness and exhaustion. See more stories on Insider's business page. Two climbers, one from the US and one from Switzerland, have died on Mount Everest.Organizers of th...
Tags: Death, Science, News, US, Sports, Trends, Speed, Everest, News UK, Switzerland, Mount Everest, Afp, Agence France Presse, Solukhumbu, Hillary Step, Sinead Baker


Coronavirus live news: India variant ‘of concern’ globally, says WHO; Pfizer vaccine approved for US 12-15-year-olds

India variant could be more transmissible, says WHO Covid chief; Pfizer vaccine approved in US for 12-year-olds in an emergency; Everest climbers urged to bring back oxygen cylinders for Nepal Covid patientsUS authorises Pfizer coronavirus vaccine for children ages 12 to 15Explainer: What is the deadly ‘black fungus’ seen in Covid patients in India?Nepal urges Everest climbers to return used oxygen canisters amid Covid crisisDozens of suspected Covid victims wash up on Ganges River banksBoris Jo...
Tags: England, India, US, World news, Infectious Diseases, Everest, Nepal, Pfizer, Johnson, Ganges River, Coronavirus, COVID


Nepal Wants Everest Climbers To Bring Their Oxygen Tanks Back for COVID Patients

Despite a rule that stipulates all objects carried by climbers to Everest must be brought back, cylinders are sometimes left buried under snow.
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Coronavirus live news: Johnson to announce timetable for lifting England restrictions

People to mix indoors from next week ... China to set up ‘separation line’ on Everest peak to stop Nepal Covid spread ... calls grow for India national lockdown. Follow latest updatesIndoor venues to reopen in England from 17 MayTraffic light travel plan will let new variants into UK, scientists warnUS ‘turning the corner’ on pandemic but pressure grows to help othersPope adds voice to call for pharma giants to waive vaccine patentsSee all our coronavirus coverage 7.12am BST The remainder of...
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China to create 'line of separation' at Everest summit over Covid fears

China will set up "a line of separation" at the summit of Mount Everest to prevent the mingling of climbers from Covid-hit Nepal and those ascending from the Tibetan side as a precautionary measure, Chinese state media reported on Sunday.
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China to create 'line of separation' at Everest summit over Covid fears

China will set up "a line of separation" at the summit of Mount Everest to prevent the mingling of climbers from Covid-hit Nepal and those ascending from the Tibetan side as a precautionary measure, Chinese state media reported on Sunday.
Tags: China, Cnn, Everest, Nepal, Mount Everest, COVID


Nepali climber summits Everest 25th time, breaks record

The man has climbed the world's tallest mountain almost every year since 1994. He hopes to climb again later this year, if COVID doesn't...
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Coronavirus live: Tokyo Olympics ‘to go ahead’ after test event; Kenya detects Indian variant

Seb Coe says Games in July will be ‘extremely good’ even without spectators; Kenya finds variant in the country days after Uganda also reported it Nepal reports 19 positive Covid tests at Dhaulagiri base campIndian delegation forced to self-isolate in London for CovidItaly could reopen to foreign tourists from mid-May, says PMUK pledges millions to bolster testing for coronavirus variants 3.12pm BST This has been (re) shared by Nadhim Zahawi, the UK’s vaccines minister:66.1% of all adults i...
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Nepal reports 19 positive Covid tests at Dhaulagiri base camp

Decision to allow expeditions to go ahead dealt blow after outbreak on world’s seventh highest mountainCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageNepal’s decision to allow people to continue climb its Himalayan peaks as a vicious Covid-19 wave sweeps the country was dealt a further blow after 19 more climbers tested positive for the virus.Last month it was reported that the pandemic had reached Everest base camp and though officials later denied it, climbers have reported a wave...
Tags: World news, South and Central Asia, Everest, Nepal, Mountaineering, Global development, Mount Everest, Dhaulagiri, Coronavirus


Covid cases at Everest base camp raise fears of serious outbreak

Climbers say a growing number of people have tested positive, despite government denials.
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Coronavirus live news: EU recommends opening Europe to vaccinated foreign travellers; India nears 20m cases

European Commission recommends easing restrictions on travel into EU by vaccinated people; India reports slight drop in cases and deaths‘Calamity of maternal deaths’: Covid concern grows for Brazil’s pregnantAustralians could die in India under travel ban, medical chief warnsPrince Harry calls for equitable distribution of Covid vaccines Everest Covid outbreak throws climbing season into doubtIPL match postponed after two players test positive for CovidSee all our coronavirus coverage 11.24am ...
Tags: Europe, Sweden, India, Eu, World news, Everest, Nepal, European Commission, Brazil, Geneva, Coronavirus, Everest Covid, Olsson Fridh


Everest Covid outbreak throws climbing season into doubt

Nepal authorities accused of underplaying seriousness of situation as daily cases soarCoronavirus – latest updatesSee all our coronavirus coverageThe coronavirus outbreak at Everest base camp in Nepal, controversially opened to climbers despite the pandemic, has infected “many people” amid continuing evacuations and complaints of lack of transparency over the severity of the situation.With Nepal reporting a record number of more than 7,000 new cases in a day, its highest total since October, rep...
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