National Geographic has released a “The Dangers of Climbing Helmcken Falls” clip from “Edge of the Unknown with Jimmy Chin.” All episodes of the series are available to stream now on Disney+.
As the preparation begins, Will Gadd talks about the dangers of Helmcken Falls and the dream to overcome it. This series takes audiences inside the minds of elite adventurers as they share stories of confronting fear, loss, and Mother Nature at her harshest.
Check out the video below:
For the world’s top adventure athletes, the line between triumph and tragedy is razor thin. In the pivotal moments when life hangs in the balance, what drives the greatest to continue pushing to redefine what is humanly possible? From Academy Award®-Winning executive producers E. Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin, EDGE OF THE UNKNOWN is an epic 10-part series that takes audiences inside the minds of pioneering adventure athletes as they recount the most consequential moments of their lives on their journey to perfect the mastery of their craft.
Through intimate interviews and archival footage from the world’s top big wave surfers, climbers, big mountain snowboarders, polar explorers and kayakers, EDGE OF THE UNKNOWN WITH JIMMY CHIN gives viewers a front-row seat to adrenaline-filled adventures, uncovering how athletes adapt and evolve, even after being confronted by fear, devastating personal loss, and Mother Nature at her harshest. Witness how some of the world’s top athletes prepare mentally, physically and emotionally for their high-stakes endeavors.
You can also check out the trailer below: