/ NEW ARTICLE: I Want That Job! #3 Maurizio Oviglia, Journalist

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Maurizio Oviglia is an Editor at Vertical magazine and also the Director of the UP European Climbing Report - an annual glossy magazine for European climbers.

I first met Maurizio on a BMC International Meet at Plas y Brenin a few years ago. It struck me at the time that whilst I was having a great time at the crag - enjoying a week off work, Maurizio was having a great time at the crag - enjoying a week of work!

He wrote about the meet in a subsequent issue of Vertical. I caught up with him again, to see if his job really is just jetting off around the world and getting paid to climb...

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Luca Signorelli - on 09 Feb 2008
In reply to Jack Geldard - Assistant Editor:

The great thing about Maurizio is that he's a rare example of an excellent writer of guidebooks / climbing journalist AND a top-notch climber with dozen of new routes everywhere in the Alps and Sardinia. Best of both worlds, a real rarity...

The fact that "Rock Paradise" hasn't yet got an English translation is one of the great unexplained mysteries of modern climbing literature...
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Morgan Woods - on 19 Feb 2008
In reply to Luca Signorelli:

yeah he looks to be a pretty decent climber, casually putting the clips into 8a & b FA's.

Thanks to Jack for tracking down someone outside the typical UK circles and providing an international perspective.

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