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.
The Dutch daredevil who holds 18 world records for withstanding extreme cold, completed 26 miles in temperatures up to 40 Celsius atop Namibia's Sossusvle. He didn't touch a drop as he lost 5.2 litres of water and almost 14 pounds in weight, during the scorching run. Scorching run: Wim Hof completed a 26-mile marathon in the Namibian desert without drinking a drop of water. Appalachian Trail Conservancy - Home. Blank Slate Climbing. Hiking Guide: Outdoor Information & Trail Maps. 2 Person Deluxe Survival Kit. 2 Person Deluxe Survival Kit All items are packed securely in our Deluxe Hikers Backpack which contains extra space available for your personal items. The kit includes the following: Food and Water: Rest assured knowing you have food and water with proper nutrition in any type of disaster.
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