Karina Oliani creates Guinness Record by traversing over lava lake
New Delhi: You have seen many sports enthusiasts but have you seen anyone traversing the lava lake. Brazilian Wildlife adventurer and video producer Karina Oliani has set a Guinness World Record for the world longest tyrolean traverse over lava lake with a distance of 100.58 m.
Karina traversed over the 1,187 degrees Celsius volcano lake named Erta Ale in Afar, Ethiopia. It is a continuously active volcano in the Afar region of northern east Ethiopia. Adventurous Wilderness doctor Karina Oliani was floating around in anti-gravity chambers.
She is the first Brazilian woman to climb K2. She has also been involved in rescuing endangered wildlife. Her latest journey has taken her to one of the hottest points of the earth, volcano lava lake Erta Ale in Afar, Ethiopia.
On the occasion of Women’s day, Guinness World Record shared a tweet which went viral, “Adventure enthusiast, @KarinaOliani scaled across one of the hottest points of the earth – achieving the longest tyrolean traverse over a lava lake! She’s an inspiration for #InternationalWomensDay.”
“From diving into the ocean with anacondas to wing walking on planes, Brazilian adventurer @KarinaOliani now conquers the longest tyrolean traverse over a lava lake.” tweeted Guinness World Record.
“Since I was a very little kid, I was always fascinated by nature and big challenges. And I thought, what could be a bigger challenge than traversing the largest lava lake on Earth?” Karina said.
Later she added, “Outdoor challenges have always been my passion and because of this, I’ve participated in countless expeditions at sea, up mountains, in the jungle and in the desert including climbing Everest two times.
In safety precautions, Karina and her team needed to take involved wearing specialized heat suits which protected Karina from the heat extremities from the waves of lava. At the age of 12, Karina took her first scuba diving class and managed herself to get certification which led her to swimming in the ocean.
Now, she is a front-line worker as a doctor with double certification in both emergency medicine and wilderness medicine and she also has a piloting license. Karina is an inspiration for many women.