She was the top female paraglider in the world, beating out the odds to compete once again for the title of world champion. But when German national team member Ewa Wisnierska was suddenly caught in the midst a huge, violent thunderstorm in the Australian savanna, she lost control.
Tossed like a doll, the helpless paraglider was sucked up tens of thousands of feet, into the freezing cold stratosphere. All around her was darkness, lightning, blinding hail, and winds with extreme, vicious velocity. She was losing oxygen fast, and her body began to freeze. But what happened next is nothing short of jaw-dropping. Read on to find out what happened in this truly inconceivable story!
The Karakoram Highway
Kind of puts things in perspective.
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