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Leonard Jansen
March 13th, 2008, 02:09 PM
Check out what this guy can tolerate WRT cold, including cold water...

http://abcnews.go.com/Health/story?id=4393377&page=1

-LBJ

DeletedAccount
March 13th, 2008, 07:17 PM
I am the exact opposite of this guy. The heat doesn't phase me...cold will kill me.

3strokes
March 13th, 2008, 08:17 PM
Check out what this guy can tolerate WRT cold, including cold water...

http://abcnews.go.com/Health/story?id=4393377&page=1

-LBJ

I saw that documentary on -probably- the Discovery Channel and I shivered as I watched it. I'm with Todd on this one (even though we live in Cnada).

knelson
March 14th, 2008, 10:57 AM
It sort of ruins the mental image Jon Krakauer's Into Thin Air conjures up when you think about a guy sauntering up Everest wearing shorts and no shirt!

The linked article suggests he made it up Everest, but a couple other sources on the web say he failed on his first attempt. Maybe he's since made another attempt and succeeded. In any event very strange stuff indeed.

geochuck
March 14th, 2008, 11:27 AM
I have had enough of the cold.

Give me the warm life, let me swim in warm water. Let me soak up the sun. I would rather wear my shorts and sleevless shirts in the warm then make public displays of my self in the cold.

I lived in Yellownife for a few years and saw the teens wearing sleevless shirts and shorts before the ice breakup in the early spring. I saw them leave for school in a light jacket and runners at 35 degrees below zero. You can get used to cold but I prefer the other.

Slowswim
March 14th, 2008, 05:03 PM
I am the exact opposite of this guy. The heat doesn't phase me...cold will kill me.

I am with you Todd. I hate the cold.