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Where is the Limit?

Tim Emmett on 04/03/2020 17:30

1532 Performing Arts Centre
Tim Emmett (c) Tim Emmett

Tim is a professional extreme sports athlete and TV presenter who has appeared on numerous BBC programs. The Great British Countryside, Top Gear, Ultimate Rock Climb, and a six hour live broadcast on BBC Scotland, to name but a few. In 2012 Tim climbed the hardest Ice Climb in the World at Helmcken Falls, Canada. He has also established the most difficult rock climb in Cuba, Mongolia and Wales. A Wingsuit B.A.S.E. jumper, Author and popular International Speaker. Tim continually pushes the boundaries of physical and mental performance.

On his first Himalayan trip in 2006 with Ian Parnell, Tim climbed a new route on the East Face on Kedar Dome (6840M) free, in Super Alpine style, and nominated for the Piolet D'Or (climbing?s equivalent to the Oscars). Tim also achieved podium position 4 times at the World Ice Climbing Championships. He has both the hardest Sport climb and Deep Water Solo in the Caribbean. In 2010 Tim made the first ascent of the most difficult Tradition climb in Wales ? Muy Caliente, graded E10. This year Tim continues to pursue climbing?s latest cult ? ?Para Alpinism? ? climbing mountains with a parachute and then jumping off. In 2012 Tim plans to open some new exits points above 6,000m off Great Trango, Pakistan.

Tim enjoys many other sports including Skiing, Snow Boarding, Free Diving, Skeleton, Bobsleigh, Kite Boarding, Mountain Biking and Heli Boarding. Tim is the Patron of the Charity ?Breathtakers?. He graduated with Marine Zoology and has great interest in Nutrition and Training.


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