Part One of Two. The whole world watched it, but few know the intimate details of what actually happened inside Tham Luang cave, and what it was like to attempt something that seems even more insane in retrospect. Shannon Gormley spent months sitting down with the members of the elite rescue team that did the impossible in June of last year—bringing 12 boys and their coach safely out of a flooded cave with millions hanging on every scrap of hope.
Who are the people who made up the team? What do they have in common? How impossible did this venture seem, even to the most experienced divers in the world? What options were considered before they decided their final plan? How realistic did the boys' survival seem to the team as the rescue loomed?
GUEST: Shannon Gormley, writer, Maclean's