Darby Allin is taking his daredevil popularity to new heights — the AEW star tells TMZ Sports activities he plans to climb Mount Everest, the world’s highest peak, subsequent yr … probably the most bodily and mentally demanding feats recognized to man!
30-year-old Allin says he is on a mission to surpass what different wrestlers have accomplished earlier than him, not simply contained in the ring, however exterior, too, “pushing the boundaries.”
“That is been my entire MO since AEW began,” Darby instructed Mojo Muhtadi, including, “That is why it is so essential for me to satisfy up with guys like [Travis] Pastrana, and make stuff occur. Do stuff that no wrestler’s ever accomplished earlier than.”
That is when Darby revealed his intention … to climb probably the most unforgiving mountains on planet Earth.
“The factor I will be doing subsequent yr that no wrestler’s accomplished earlier than is climb Mount Everest. You heard it right here first.”
In fact, at 29,035 toes above sea degree, Everest, situated in Nepal and Tibet, is without doubt one of the most unforgiving and difficult mountains to climb. The truth is, a whole bunch of climbers have died making an attempt to summit the height.
Round 4,000 have efficiently climbed the mountain.
As daunting a activity as it’s, Allin’s recognized for his death-defying stunts in and out of doors the squared circle … and he appears up for the problem, telling us he is searching for his “subsequent rush.”
Chances are you’ll recall … final August, DA accomplished a 96-foot soar over his dwelling in a jeep, calling it the “sketchiest stunt” he had ever tried.
After we spoke to Darby in regards to the insane soar, he instructed us he was “terrified” as a result of the stunt automobile had no breaks or speedometer.
Travis Pastrana helped arrange the stunt for Darby final yr, and even the infamous motion sports activities star instructed Darby there was a superb probability he’d break his again.
The X Video games gold medalist launched us to Brandon Taylor, who nailed a motocross backflip at his well-known “Pastranaland” compound in Maryland … and the clip is fairly sick!
Later this month, Darby will battle Sammy Guevara, Jack Perry, and Maxwell Jacob Friedman (champion) for the AEW World Championship on the T-Cell Area in Nevada!