Canadian climber Will Gadd becomes the first person to climb Niagara Falls. Gadd, 47, with climbing partner, Sarah Hueniken, made the 150-foot ascent along a 30-foot-wide strip of spray ice that formed along the left edge of Horseshoe Falls nearly perfectly aligned with the Canada – USA border. Gadd, considered one of the world’s best ice climbers, was named one of National Geographic’s 2015 Adventurers of the Year. Photo courtesy of Christian Pondella/Red Bull Media House © 2015 (click for larger image)
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