Four world-class kayakers plummeted over a 60 foot drop. Now one of them, 24 year old Jared has spent nearly four minutes under a pounding waterfall before his buddies can reach him. When they finally do, he’s not breathing. Once we got Jared up on the island, umm…to a position where we could start CPR.
Julien is being chased by a tidal wave of snow. Avalanches can move very quickly, just within a few seconds it will get going about 20 to 30 mph right when they start and they can go up to 80 mph. For 22 seconds Julien evades the monster, then suddenly…he takes a horrifying tumble. Against
May 2011, storm chasers Jeff and Kathy Piotrowski are in Joplin, Missouri tracking a devastating EF5 tornado. EF5 Kathy, Oh my God! Hoping to keep the city safe, they alert emergency services. This is Jeff Piotrowski, I’m in Joplin, I have a very strong EF5 going through the city of Joplin. It was just black.
January 18th, 2014 this group of cavers go exploring Lost John’s Cave days after the United Kingdom suffers its worst stretch of winter storms in more than 20 years. One of the ways out is known as the tube. Today water flows through this horribly narrow passage and a caver finds himself in a dangerous
For Madison Popolizio and her boyfriend Blake Alois. A sudden snowstorm has turned a weekend hike on New York’s Mount Algonquin into a nightmare. It was one second we could see and we were fine and then the next minute it was a white dense cloud that we could not see through. Blinded by the
Veteran pilot Captian Sully Sullenberger has made his fair share of successful flights during his 42 year career. Two flights into his day, Sully and his crew are preparing to fly back to Charlotte, North Carolina from a bitterly cold LaGuardia airport in New York City. One and a half minutes in, disaster strikes. I
The coast guard chopper gets in position to hoist two rescuers who need to be rescued. If they can’t get out of the punch bowl soon, they will die. I slid up to the door and looked at Dave who was my flight mechanic, uh and I gave him some hand signals on what we
Barny Young and a group of experienced kayakers are enjoying a day on the river. I’ve been living in the United Kingdom for four months and this was the first time where we had really heavy rainfall and this was a river we were all excited to go and do. But suddenly the air of
They make a desperate run for safety, but the road out is flanked by fire. There was 30-40 foot tall flames. You could feel the heat coming in through the windshield even it was super intense. I just punched it and I was worried my car might just stall out or tires pop or any