Poland’s Daredevil Climbed and Skied Down K-2
Polish climber and daredevil skier Andrzej Bargiel, 30 anni,showed pictures from his latest trip, when he climbed, then skied down the world’s 2nd-highest mountain, K2 in the Karakoram range, he is the 1st person ever to accomplish that feat.
At a news conference Friday in Warsaw, Mr. Bargiel showed video from his GoPro camera and from a drone of his 22 July daring descent on skis down the steep, narrow passages of K2, which rises 8,611 meters (28,251 feet) above sea level.
Mr. Bargeil is from Letownia, a village in southern Poland near the Tatra Mountains, says from 2013-15 he skied down 3 other peaks above 8,000 meters (26,247 feet): Shishapangma in China, Manaslu in Nepal and Broad Peak in the Karakoram.
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