'High on Life' YouTubers Release Heartfelt Video Honoring the Friends who Passed in Waterfall Accident - Dexerto

‘High on Life’ YouTubers Release Heartfelt Video Honoring the Friends who Passed in Waterfall Accident

Published: 7/Jul/2018 16:18 Updated: 26/Jul/2018 12:06

by Vincent Genova


Ryker Gamble, Alexey Lyakh and Megan Scraper have passed away after an accident at Shannon Falls near Vancouver, Canada.

The trio were involved in a YouTube channel known for traveling the world.

Gamble and Lyakh were core members of the ‘High on Life’ YouTube brand that had over 500,000 subscribers and 1 million followers on Instagram. Scraper was involved in the channel as well, but had her own travel business.

The three were swimming in a pool system in Shannon Falls when a slip caused them to fall 30 meters.

Cpl. Sascha Banks, a member of the National Police Force of Canada, warned travelers of that area in the aftermath of the YouTuber’s deaths:

“It looks beautiful, it’s a sunny day, but given the extensive water flow that comes off the mountains, and the number of incidents that we’ve had in the Squamish area lately, people just need to be prepared.”

“Unless you have the knowledge of that area, the expertise and the right equipment you should not be up there.”

Gamble and Lyakh have been making videos together since they were in high school, while Lyakh and Scraper were dating for about 5 years.

A GoFundMe has been set up in their honor and will be used “support causes that align with the values and aspirations of Ryker, Alexey and Megan,” according to High on Life.

The remaining members of High on Life released a heartfelt video in honor of their friends. The video contains a reading of a passage written by Gamble and Lyakh, which you can watch below.


Joe Rogan stunned by Matthew McConaughey’s insane weight loss story

Published: 23/Oct/2020 15:36

by Georgina Smith


Joe Rogan was left shocked after hearing the crazy lengths that hugely popular American actor Matthew McConaughey’s went to to lose 50 pounds for his role in Dallas Buyers Club.

Joe Rogan has seen his fair share of top billed guests make his way into his podcast studios, both new and old. Some of his most well known guests include Elon Musk, Post Malone, and other famous faces across YouTube, business, Hollywood, and just about every conceivable entertainment sector.

He even recently set up a long anticipated episode with Kanye West, but their meeting was promptly cancelled along with several other episodes after one of the staff members revealed he needed to self-isolate.

However, fans of the podcast were treated to a huge celebrity from an entirely different industry in a prerecorded episode – actor Matthew McConaughey.

Poster image for the film Dallas Buyers Club
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The 2013 was an enormous success, largely thanks to Matthew McConaughey’s highly regarded performance.

Matthew McConaughey on the Joe Rogan Experience podcast

Matthew has starred in films such as the Wolf of Wall Street, Contact, and of course 2013 film Dallas Buyers Club. He enacted AIDS patient Ron Woodroof’s heartbreaking story, and underwent an enormous physical transformation for the role.

As he shares with Joe Rogan, the actor lost over 50 pounds in the process of preparing for the challenging acting experience, dedicating himself to accurately portraying the story as true to life as possible.

“I weighed 135. And you know this, I was not torturing myself,” Matthew explained. “I was militant. The hardest part was making the damn choice. It was my responsibility.”

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With regard to the process of losing the weight, the actor said that he gave himself five months of a diet consisting of “tapioca pudding or whatever, three egg whites in the morning. Five ounces of fish couple vegetables for lunch, five ounces of fish couple vegetables for dinner.”

He said this is the diet that caused him to lose an insane 2.5 pounds a week, without any exercise. However, Joe was shocked to hear that Matthew was able to drink “as much wine as he wanted to drink,” joking “what kind of diet is this?”

“What I learned from it is that the body is more resilient than we give it credit for. The power I lost from the neck down equally or more sublimated to the neck up. My mental gain was so acute and so on point, that I was clinically smart.”

The incredible story was an insight into just how dedicated the beloved actor is to his roles, and certainly stunned Joe and the podcast viewers.