Outdoor recreation

Greek fisherman catches largest fish in the world! (photos)

Greek fisherman Vagellis Lagonas from Sidirounda, Chios broke the world record for catching the heaviest common dentex. The amateur fisherman caught the larger 11kg fish on July 26 at a depth of 35 metres and his feat was subsequently verified by the International Underwater Spearfishing Association. “It was a great dive from 22 to 35 meters.

Fatal speedboat accident in Halkidiki

A 54-year-old spearfisher was killed by a speedboat Wednesday off the coast of Kallithea in Halkidiki, northern Greece. According to port authorities, the man was brought to surface bleeding heavily and taken to shore by the speedboat driver before an ambulance rushed him to a nearby health center where he was pronounced dead.

Fatal speedboat crash in Halkidiki

A 54-year-old spearfisher was killed by a speedboat Wednesday off the coast of Kallithea in Halkidiki, northern Greece. According to port authorities, the man was brought to surface bleeding heavily and taken to shore by the speedboat driver before an ambulance rushed him to a nearby health center where he was pronounced dead.

Mount Everest’s famous Hillary Step destroyed, mountaineers confirm

A famous feature of Mount Everest has collapsed, potentially making the world’s highest peak even more dangerous to climbers.

Mountaineers said the Hillary Step may have fallen victim to Nepal’s devastating 2015 earthquake.

The near-vertical 12m (39ft) rocky outcrop stood on the mountain’s southeast ridge, and was the last great challenge before the top.

Spear-fisherman's body found in Evia after going missing in Pilio

The body of a spear-fisherman who had been missing for four days was found off Vassilika in Evia on Saturday.

The 33-year-old man had gone fishing off the coast of southern Pilio but it appears that currents carried his body south to Evia, where it was discovered by a fishing boat.

Bulgarian Becomes First Vegan to Ascend Eighth Highest Peak in World

Bulgarian mountaineer Atanas Skatov became on Thursday the first vegan to have ascended the eighth highest peak in the world - the 8163-metre Manaslu in the Himalayas.

Skatov also became the second Bulgarian to have ascended the peak after Boyan Petrov climbed it a day earlier on Wednesday.

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