In 1994, Philippe Ribiére discovered climbing. Born with the Rubinstein-Taby syndrome this was even more of a challenge than for the rest of us, but he discovered that climbing could turn his disability into an asset and that it could pave the road toward complete social integration and recognition.
For one year, he travelled through Europe in his van, climbing with the best of the best and giving lectures at embassies as well as kindergartens. This was the Evolution tour.
UKC's International Editor Bjorn Pohl has just interviewed him. You can read his interview, published earlier this week on UKC, on The Lowdown News Page.
The Evolution Tour has been filmed and the trailer for the film is below: