The documentary tells the story of a group of young visually impaired CUS athletes from Bologna, who share a passion for climbing. They are determined adolescents with amazing willpower, tackling one of the most difficult sporting disciplines, demanding a combination of motor intelligence and mental control. Watching them climb generates amazement and admiration, as does the extraordinary relationship of trust that they establish with their coach: a profound relationship, incorporating technical, educational and social elements that transform sport into a training ground for life.
Mirko Giorgi, a partner of NO STOP TRAINING srl, open learning trainer, coach, climber and photographer, writes articles for the main magazines in the field. In the middle of the 1980s he was one of the first people in Italy to use outdoor training as a way of developing the potential of individuals and groups. Since 2000 he has made video programmes and documentaries for companies and public bodies.
A traveller and photographer since the 1970s, after an expedition to Kenya in 1985 he became Honorary Curator at the Museo Civico in Rovereto and made a number of short films on naturalistic and archaeological subjects. In 2008 he made a film about salt caravans in the Afar Triangle, while in 2009 he went on the trail of the mythical land of Aratta in Iran.
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