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Tropical Turns.....Skiing Massive Volcanos in Ecuador

One notable member of this expedition is Aron Ralston of 127 Hours.” While this style of skiing might be more for bragging rights than technical achievements, it is inarguably cool to make turns this close to the equator. 14 more words


Brief Reviews: 127 Hours (2010)

The incredible real-life story of Aron Ralston is brought to life by Danny Boyle in 127 Hours. Ralston, a keen outdoorsman, was involved in a canyoneering accident in 2003 that left his right hand pinned to a canyon wall by an immovable boulder. 282 more words


127 Hours (2010) Review

“127 Hours” shows how you should not go on an adventure. When you decide to go on a trip alone and to a place where you don’t have any phone range, let someone know where you’re going and how long you’ll be gone. 589 more words


Love and Unforgiveness

“I couldn’t forgive my husband until I didn’t love him anymore,” Ann said. Why did that off-hand statement, sandwiched in the middle of a long paragraph about something else, capture my focus? 927 more words

127 Hours 4.5/5

James Franco gives a sublime performance throughout this film. We watch him move from cocky jock impressing women, to lamenting his own hubris, to displaying the human will to survive no matter what the personal cost. 632 more words


Inspiring Men: Aron Ralston

Aron Lee Ralston (born October 27, 1975) is an American who became famous in May 2003 because he was forced to amputate his lower right arm with a low-quality multitool in order to free himself after his arm became trapped by a boulder. 255 more words

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Review: Between a Rock and a Hard Place by Aron Ralston

Everyone knows the incredible true story, right? A fit, young guy with a huge passion for mountaineering goes on a solo journey into the canyons of Utah, just another regular Saturday, and he falls into a canyon and gets his right arm caught between the wall of a canyon and a boulder that weighs literally tons. 414 more words

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