Nico Favresse - climber, musician, philosopher on the F8c+ of La Reina Mora in Siurana Video

© Bernardo Gimenez
Nico Favresse - Siurana  © Bernardo Gimenez
Nico Favresse - Siurana
© Bernardo Gimenez

Belgian big-waller Nico Favresse stars in this short film from Bernardo Gimenez and Black Diamond . Nico climbs the F8c+ testpiece of La Reina Mora in Siurana, Spain.

The film is a superb portrait of Nico, showing his talents not only as a climber, but also as a musician and philosopher.

VIDEO: La Reina Mora F8c+


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1 Sep, 2010
Really enjoyed that:)
1 Sep, 2010
Good climbing but i had to use the mute button, couldn't stand the jangly music.
1 Sep, 2010
Good video, don't see many top outs on sport routes.
2 Sep, 2010
This is a good film of a talented climber and musician, but a few vague words about feeling "energy" in music and climbing no more makes him a philosopher than my mum telling me to take half an aspirin and go to bed early when I was a poorly kid made her a doctor. If Nico has a PhD in philosophy then I take it back, but nothing in the film suggests that he does. Hopefully it was an over enthusiastic PR person at BD who was to blame.
2 Sep, 2010
Couldn't disagree with you more. The definition of Philosophy does not only cover the philosophy of science - with principles and truths etc. But also Philosophy can cover, and I quote the Dictionary definition: "A philosophical attitude, as one of composure and calm in the presence of troubles or annoyances." Life outlook and climbing style are important parts of philosophy and perhaps the most relevant parts for coverage at UKC. Jack 'not a BD PR person' I'm off to my wigwam for a bit of yoga. x
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