Today in our final instalment we bring you the story behind the movie Alive. In a film that most of us have seen, it is easy to forget what actually happened 40 years ago next month.
Climbing down the Andes after breaking your leg, falling 150 feet from a cliff edge, then hopping and crawling the last five miles with no food and no water. It can be done.
When you avoid death on seven occasions you just know your luck is in. When Frank Selak bought his first lottery ticket after all the near misses, he was destined to win.
133 days at sea in an eight foot raft. Killing birds to drink their blood and catching sharks with a nail, rope and a water jug. No, this is not MacGyver. It's the story of Poon Lim.
Vesna Vulovic somehow was the only survivor in a plane that plunged 33,000 feet after a bomb exploded on board in 1972. Even Mythbusters struggle to believe it.
230km. 5 stages. 70 river crossing. 9,000 feet of climbing. 38 PLUS degrees heat. Ladies and gentlemen, The Jungle Ultramarathon.
Researchers in the US have claimed that a chemical found in marijuana can help stop the spread of an aggressive cancer. No, really.
Day four of our review of some of the toughest ultraruns in the world leads us to Tennessee in a trail that was inspired by the convicted killer of Martin Luther King.
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