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Experienced explorers Mateusz Waligóra and Łukasz Supergan will be walking the 600km distance from the west to the east of the world’s largest island on skis, with a plan to complete the arduous journey in just one month.
Poland’s ski slopes should remain open this season despite the rising number of Covid cases, according to a deputy Polish health minister.
Setting off on 27 September, Anna Tybor took just two days to reach the top of Mt. Manaslu without oxygen, and then became the first Polish woman in history to ski back down.
Posting on social media, the triumphant 33-year-old wrote: “The second goal achieved! Today around 1:00 pm local time we reached Laila Peak summit with Jędrek Baranowski and then we skied down from 150 meters below the top to the base.”
Motivated to begin bodybuilding after reading an interview with Ania Gołębiowska, 57-year-old Małgorzata Chruścicka has become a modelling sensation since throwing herself into the sport.
Only people living in one household, sharing accommodation or travelling together to a ski station can use ski lifts, cable cars and conveyor belts without epidemic restrictions, the Ministry of Development, Labour and Technology has announced.
Covering the ground on skis while pulling a 40kg sled behind them, contestants are given a maximum time of 60 hours to complete the course. During this time they must set up a tent and rest for eight hours, and they are also required to take a 4 hour break at some point during the race.
Pairing his love of the outdoors with his passion for photography, Jacek Deneka has wowed the world with his stunning images.
The famous magazine rewards a man who skied down K2 and two climbers involved in a desperate bid to save two colleagues stranded high on one of the world’s highest mountains.