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BEYOND THE FACE: CHARACTERS OF CLIMBING: PHOTOS AND INTERVIEWS WITH 39 GREAT SPORT AND ROCK CLIMBERS Heiko Wilhelm 2016 1st ed Hardcover DJ New
By Wilhelm, Heiko (Photos), Ben Lepasant, Stewart Watson, Tim Hatch
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2016, 1st edition. 303 pp, 100s color & b/w large format photos. In English.
After more than two years of painstaking work, last May Austrian climbing team coach Heiko Wilhelm  published his book Beyond the Face, characters of climbing. Produced together with Ben Lepasant,  Elias Holzknecht and Stewart Watson, this detailed look at competition climbing retraces the lives of 39 athletes who have helped shape this sport over the last 30 years.

Includes action and training photos of the best climbers of today, plus the 1980s, 1990s and 2000s. More than pretty pictures, the book includes the results of all the competitions these superb climbers won or placed.

Extra large format hardcover, pictorial cover, no DJ issued, extra postage will be requested for Media Mail, Priority Mail or International Mail. 

The climbers shown and interviewed are:

SEAN MCCOLL – METHODICAL, DECISIVE, MOTIVATED.

JAKOB SCHUBERT – COMMITTED

MINA MARKOVIC – WORK HARD, PLAY HARD

JAIN KIM – A FINE BALANCE

AKIYO NOGUCHI – GOING ON AN ADVENTURE

SACHI AMMA – ON A JOURNEY OF DISCOVERY

ADAM ONDRA – THE WIZARD

MAGNUS MIDTBO – ENTER THE VIKING

JORG VERHOEVEN – CLIMBING TO EXPLORE

DAVID LAMA – STEPPING ACROSS

ANGELA EITER – EVERY LOVE STORY IS A GHOST STORY

JAN HOJER – THE GERMAN POWERHOUSE

DMITRII SHARAFUTDINOV – THE RUSSIAN

RUSTAM GELMANOV – FROM TEKELIN TO ROTTERDAM

ALEX PUCCIO – GYM RAT … NOT!

ROBYN ERBESFIELD-RABOUTOU – BUILT FOR A CHAMPION

LYNN HILL – CLIMBING’S FIRST LADY

SHAUNA COXSEY – THE LEARNING PROCESS

DANIEL WOODS – PUSHING THE LIMIT

RAMON JULIAN PUIGBLANQUE – THE RETICENT MAN

MAJA VIDMAR – WHEN CLIMBING BECOMES LIFE

CHARLOTTE DURIF – PRODIGAL DAUGHTER

YUJI HIRAYAMA – THE STONERIDER

GABRIELE MORONI – PASSION PERSEVERES

JAMES KASSAY – FOLLOWING A PASSION

MURIEL SARKANY – THE DRAGON

GUILLAUME GLAIRON MONDET – ENFANT TERRIBLE

PATXI USOBIAGA – LEARNING HOW TO SURF THE WAVE

JULIANE WURM – SUDDENLY FAMOUS AND STILL SMILING

JOHANNA ERNST – GROWING UP

KILIAN FISCHHUBER – THE KING

SASHA DIGIULIAN – A CLIMBING EDUCATION

FRANCOIS LEGRAND – MONSIER ZEBIG

CHRISTIAN CORE – THE QUIET POWERHOUSE

ANNA STΦHR – THE BEST CLIMBER IS THE ONE HAVING THE MOST FUN

MΙLISSA LE NEVΙ – LIVING IN THE PRESENT

CHRIS SHARMA – THE DUDE

ROMAIN DESGRANGES – LOGICAL PROGRESSION

JERRY MOFFATT – THE ACE





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