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The Line: Cory Richards Prepares for a New Route on Everest

"The Line" Episode 1 features alpinist and Nat Geo photographer Cory Richards as he prepares to tackle a new route on Everest.

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This series dives deep into who Cory is and what led t0 him setting this daring and dangerous goal for himself. It looks at the training, psychology, and routines associated with the goal of creating a new line on the world’s tallest peak. It also looks at Cory’s outlook on life and how he is using climbing as a platform to talk about mental health. “When you’re riding the line between life and death, the clarity is tack sharp,” Cory says.


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