Western Kentucky University professor John All fell 70 feet and into an icy crevasse while conducting climate research on Mount Himlung in the Himalayas. With a broken arm and ribs, it took him hours to climb out.
I heard that Hollywood manhunk Jake Gyllenhaal was going to join Bear Grylls on a frosty trek for the show Man Vs. Wild, I thought, "Great, he's never going to get shirtless in Iceland." Was I wrong!
Jake Denham, a 14-year-old kid from Portland, Ore., got separated from his mother while skiing in below-freezing temperatures on Mt. Bachelor. Luckily, Jake watches survival reality show Man Vs. Wild—and used his reality TV-derived knowledge to survive.