Will Gadd

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Will Gadd is a prominent Canadian ice climber[1] and paraglider pilot. He formerly held the paragliding world distance record,[2] with a flight of 423 km in Zapata, Texas.[3]

He is the host of the documentary series Fearless Planet, working with regional scientists and traveling with them, or by himself, to various locations that are in the individual episode's focus.[4]

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  1. ^ David, Martinique (January 7, 2010). "Will Gadd Taking on an Endless Ascent: 24 Hours of Nonstop Ice Climbing Read more: Watch Newspapers - Will Gadd Taking on an Endless Ascent 24 Hours of Nonstop Ice Climbing". telluridewatch.com. Retrieved 20 January 2014. 
  2. ^ Strauss, Gary (2011-03-23). "Will Gadd is fearless for Discovery's newest 'Planet'". USA Today. Retrieved 20 January 2014. 
  3. ^ Smith, Terry (September 1, 2006). "Mexican pilot leads paragliding standings: Twelve pilots set new competition task record". Idaho Mountain Express. Retrieved 20 January 2014. 
  4. ^ Cutler, Jacqueline (November 17, 2007). "Adventurer braves the wilds in Discovery's 'Fearless Planet'". Jamaica Gleaner. Retrieved 20 January 2014. 

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