Fedor Konyukhov is the first in the world will fly in a balloon using Elbrus

© RIA Novosti / Oleg Smysloviye in fotomonster flight Fyodor Konyukhov and Ivan Menyailo thermal balloonFedor Konyukhov is the first in the world will fly in a balloon using Elbrus© RIA Novosti / Oleg Smysloviye the image Bank

The famous traveler Fyodor Konyukhov intends to be the first in the world who flies a hot-air balloon through Elbrus. About it RIA Novosti said his son Oskar Konyukhov.

«Yes, there are such plans», — he told, answering a question about whether he intended his father to take that flight.

Fedor Konyukhov is one of the most famous Russian travelers. The world he gained popularity after the single-crossing rowing the Atlantic ocean, and round-the-world balloon flight. In his «track record» — climbing to the tops of all parts of the world and the circumnavigation of the yacht without stopping. In February of this year he broke the world record for time non-stop flight on a thermal balloon.

Elbrus — the highest mountain peak of Russia and Europe (5642 meters above sea level).

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