Paul Mahony’s many close calls have little effect on how he approaches his adventurous life

Produced by ZOE CHOY, EVAN MANCONI AND COLIN MCHATTIE

If you call it a near-death experience, he’ll correct you.

For Paul Mahony, they’re just close calls.

A prolific skier, mountaineer and sailor, Mahony has faced multiple dangerous situations.

He has capsized while sailing on Lake Superior, nearly suffocated in a skiing crash that dumped him into a snow-filled tree well and narrowly avoided being hit by an avalanche.

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