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EC Bristol Drinks 14th April: Aldo Kane –Filming Steve Backshall’s Extreme Mountain Challenge

Meet like-minded people. Get inspired. Everyone welcome. Thursday the 14th April

6.30pm Doors open.

7.30pm Aldo Kane will talk about his recent exploits filming around the world in extreme environments

Venue: The Square Club, 15 Berkeley Square, Clifton, Bristol BS8 1HB

Aldo will talk about his recent exploits, concentrating on his last expedition which sees him on screen in support of Steve Backshall as they explore the lost world of the Venezuelan Tepuis (sheer sided table-top mountains). Expect the world’s nuttiest pilot, unexplored cave systems, lighting strikes, wind and rain whilst the team climb vertical crumbling cliffs. But also unique wildlife in a beautiful and exciting place that very few have seen.  

 

Aldo Kane is a Former Royal Marines Commando Sniper who provides specialist technical support and safety to film makers around the world usually in extreme, hostile or remote locations. Over the last 12 months he has worked in 26 countries, lived inside some of the world's most active volcanoes, found treasure on Captain Kids pirate ship, scaled the heights of El Capitan, drove from Bristol to Thailand and set a new world record for rowing mainland Europe to mainland south America. Most recently Aldo was part of the epic Steve Backshall BBC expedition, Extreme Mountain Challenge in the lost land of Venezuela.

If you've not seen the show you can watch it on iplayer here

http://www.bbc.co.uk/iplayer/episode/b073h9h8/steve-backshalls-extreme-mountain-challenge-episode-1

Venue: The Square Club, 15 Berkeley Square, Clifton, Bristol BS8 1HB  0117 921 0455

£5 on the door / £3 to EC CLUB members