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Because of his impressive achievements he was even considered to play James Bond in the movies. But in the end, Roger Moore got the role. He doesn?t explore through all these dangers just for fun. He has raised millions of dollars for charities.

A Legend in his Own Lifetime

Sir Ranulph Fiennes

Regarded by many as the greatest living adventurer on the planet, the legend of?Sir Ranulph Fiennes started with his exploits in the British Army?s SAS unit. Today, the 73-year-old Brit is the embodiment of the modern adventurer.

Fiennes has tackled Everest and was the first man to travel to both the North and South Pole and even once considered for the role of James Bond. In an era where queues can be found on Everest, Fiennes is a testament to the old school ? a time where if you came back with the same amount of toes as you?d left with you?d cheated.

Ranulph Fiennes has travelled to the most dangerous and inaccessible places on earth, almost died countless times, lost nearly half his fingers to frostbite, raised millions of pounds for charity and been awarded a polar medal and an OBE. He has been an elite soldier, an athlete, a mountaineer, an explorer, a bestselling author and nearly replaced Sean Connery as James Bond.

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