Björn Pohl - UKC, Aug 2012
© Desgranges coll.
Romain Desgranges, from France's Alpine capital, Chamonix, has started working on what he calls a "Climbing life opus", where the idea is to through videos show the life of a climber.
Romain says it's a web series with many opuses, and that the first one is coming soon, meaning 15 days or so, which should mean mid. September.
The first part, for some reason called #0, will be about training.
Romain Desgranges is perhaps best known as a competition climber, where he competes mostly in Lead and is currently ranked #5 in the world.
Outdoors, however, he has focused more on bouldering with several 8B's and 8B+'s to his name. A few years ago, and after three years of work, he made the first ascent of Kaiser Sauzé, near his home in Chamonix, for which he suggested 8C/+. Shortly after the FA he found it destroyed by unknown vandals...
Here is the video teaser: