What could possibly go wrong?
218 pages, 10 unnumbered pages of plates
illustrations (chiefly colour)
On cover: Accounts of danger and adventure from the summit of Mt Everest to kite-skiing across Antarctica Contents: Introduction -- Part one: Growing up (1. Growing up ; 2. The party years ; 3. Saving lives ; 4. Venturing into mountaineering ; 5. A proud first ski descent ; 6. Fiordland and a proposal ; 7. Big wall climbing ; 8. Becoming a guide ; 9. Venturing overseas ; 10. Skiing the peaks ; 11. Skiing in a war zone ; 12. Completing the seven summits) -- Part two: Escaping catastrophe (13. An avalanche that should have ended it all ; 14. A volcano erupts ; 15. A fatal helicopter crash ; 16. Is my brain exploding? ; 17. Blowing stuff up ; 18. Mount Everest ; 19. Starved and trapped ; 20. Thrills in the Southern Ocean ; 21. Falling, falling ; 22. To the end of the Earth ; 23. Now and into the future)
Summary: A fatal helicopter crash - Summiting Mt Everest - Kite skiing across Antarctica - Swept by an avalanche into a deep crevasse - Trapped and starving in a Papua mine - A broken mast in the Southern Ocean. Mark Sedon has experienced more highs, thrills, dangers and accidents than most of us. (Publisher)
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