Burning man: Adventurer loses 14lbs as he completes marathon in 40C Nambia without touching a drop of water. By Craig Mackenzie Updated: 16:17 GMT, 9 December 2011 He is known the world over as the Iceman, but now Wim Hof has run a marathon in baking heat - without drinking a drop of water.
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