Shortly after completing shooting for his film, Bernd Zangerl fell while bouldering. In this interview he talks about the misery that came in the time after his accident and his love for six-meter-high boulders in the Himalayas.
In the early 80s, Heinz Mariacher invented the climbing shoe that we know today. The Austrian developed many of the La Sportiva and Scarpa classics – and thus has shaped the industry like no other. His motto today: It can never be too soft.
Chris Sharma is a world-class climber – and didn't learn his sport outside on the rock, but on a climbing wall in a hall. He talks with ISPO.com about how he perceives the rapid development of climbing and his community.
Columbia Sportswear has appointed a new brand president for Mountain Hardwear. Effective March 7, the position will be filled by John Christian Walbrecht, a seasoned executive in the outdoor and snowsports industry.