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Kendal Rekindled: Rotpunkt - The Alex Megos Film Fri Night Vid

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Our Friday Night Video this week is a feature-length documentary about the sport climbing superstar, Alex Megos. The film looks at where the limits of sport climbing are currently, opening with Alex musing that Sharma's Jumbo Love (9b) should be flashable if you're strong enough. The film intertwines contemporary footage of Alex attempting the first ascent of Perfecto Mundo, with archive explaining the birth of redpointing in Germany during the early 80s. A fantastic insight into one of the sport's top talents.

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Alex has risen quickly through the ranks of German climbers to become a globetrotting superstar of the modern climbing scene. His phenomenal sport climbing achievements place him as one of the most important climbers of...

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