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The Artist - A Profile of Boone Speed Fri Night Vid

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In this week's Friday Night Video, Mike Call takes a look at the climbing and photographic careers of American climber Boone Speed. A pivotal figure in the progression of American sport climbing, Boone was putting up some of the hardest routes in the country in the early '90s, before famously handing over the baton to a young Chris Sharma who pipped him to the post on the first ascent of Necessary Evil (8c+) in Virgin River Gorge.

The film delves into Boone's forceful personality by chronicling his climbing, business, photography and personal life.


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