Saturday, 1 September 2012

Wolfgang Gullich, twenty years after.

It's 20 years since Wolfgang Gullich fatal car crash, he was only 32 years old.
Wolfgang Gullich nowadays can be considered one of the fathers of modern climbing. Climbing started to be seen as a sport since the world discovered his asonoshing performance. Suddenly, the term "free climbing" started to be used in the sports news, as a synonymous of an extreme sport for trained and brave athletes.
Two videos of Wolfgang Gullich from youtube:

The training part of the second video is extremely innovative, consider that the video is from the late 80s I think.

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