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Philippe Ribiere - The Evolution Tour Fri Night Vid

© Philippe Ribière

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:


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Met this guy in Val di Mello one year. A real zest for life! An inspiration to us all.
2 Jul, 2010
What a great vid. Puts a lot of things in perspective.
5 Jul, 2010
What an inspiration to us all, this link explains his condition.http://www.daisychainsupportgroup.co.uk/documents/2036756575.ikml
6 Jul, 2010
Well done KA, a really positive inspiring story and you manage to find something to criticise in the cinematography. Congratulations.
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