Some argue that iceberg climbing should be made illegal due to the dangers involved and what the injuries may cost Canadaâ€™s healthcare system. However, passionate climbers such as Emberley and Le Morzadec disagree. â€śDrunk drivers, people eating unhealthy food, smokingâ€”that stuff all costs billions,â€ť says Le Morzadec. There is a small danger of the iceberg collapsing, but, he says, there are risks involved with any extreme sport.
He also stresses that it wasnâ€™t an impromptu decisionâ€”the two had been thinking about climbing an iceberg for about a year before making their first attempt last week. Itâ€™s important to be prepared with the right tools and knowledge before undertaking any climbing challengeâ€”let alone one of Titanic proportions.
Read the full interview at The National Post.