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NPR Sound Treks: Adventures - Breathtaking Stories from Nature's Extremes


Narrator John Hamilton

Publisher: HighBridge Audio

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Experience a refreshing adrenaline rush on this NPR guided tour of the ultimate in outdoor fun: Whether whitewater rafting on the Hudson River, mountain climbing in the Himalayas, kayaking in Alaska, airboarding in Oregon’s Cascade mountains, or bungee jumping in Australia, each story is an amazing sound adventure—and a great escape.The NPR Sound Treks series features outstanding audio documentaries, stories, and commentary from the NPR archives. Each volume features sounds from nature, insights from experts and others who love the outdoor experience (naturalists, zoologists, biologists, adventurers, even a cowgirl), and vivid storytelling that captures the excitement of the wildernessContents:Introduction by Jon HamiltonRacing for Adventure in BorneoThe Unger Report: Indoor SkydivingLeaping Down UnderSliders: Racing Down Berkeley’s Steep HillsBraving the Badwater UltramarathonAir Boarding: Surfing the Slopes, Belly-FirstWhitewater Rafting on New York’s Hudson RiverRock Climber Chris Sharma Chases Next “King Line”Kayaking in AlaskaClimbing Blind in the Himalayas
Duration: about 1 hour (01:08:20)
Publishing date: 2010-06-01; Unabridged; Copyright Year: 2010. Copyright Statment: —