Niagara Falls (Canada): Internationally renowned ice climber and Red Bull athlete Will Gadd made history recently by becoming the first person ever to ascend Niagara Falls. Gadd took ice climbing to new heights by scaling the frozen sections of the iconic Horseshoe Falls section of Niagara.
Gadd, a world-renowned ice climber from Canada's Alberta region has traveled all over the world to find the most challenging climbs, but Niagara Falls, one of his home country‘s most iconic landmarks, is a lifelong mission that he previously thought impossible.
Will Gadd climbing the Niagara Falls
About Will Gadd:
Will Gadd is a world renowned ice climber and paraglider from Alberta, Canada. He started winning climbing competitions in the 90’s and hasn’t stopped pioneering the sport since. The past 12 months have been the best of his legendary career.
In February 2014, Gadd successfully climbed Helmcken Falls in British Columbia, Canada, considered the toughest and wildest ice cave in the world; in September 2014 he became a National Geographic’s Adventurer of the Year for paragliding across the Rockies; in November 2014 he ascended the rapidly melting ice glaciers of Kilimanjaro; in January 2015 he took home the top prize at the highly prestigious Ouray Ice Festival competition; and to cap it off, now he ice climbed the most famous waterfall in the world, Niagara Falls.