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Synopsis: Opportunities may be handed to you a little easier when you’re the son of a legend but that doesn’t guarantee success.

Being dragged to Pakistan at the age of 1 for a climbing expedition only to come home with Chicken Pox and being told “You’re never going to be as good as your father” would make any young child stay as far away from climbing as possible. Jess Roskelley the son of Legendary climber John Roskelley and the only American to receive a Piolet d’Or Lifetime Achievement Award for his climbing achievements thought the same way throughout his childhood until that one climb changed his entire life.

Genre

Documentary

Rated

NR

Language

English

Run Time

5 minutes

Available Territories

Worldwide

Starring

Jess Roskelley

Directed by

Chris Alstrin

Prod. Company

Mind Frame Cinema - www.mindframecinema.com

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Director's Statement

I’ve always enjoyed creating interesting stories about athletes and what makes them tick. Jess’ story is particularly interesting because of the environment in which he grew up.

Director's Bio

Chris Alstrin is an award winning filmmaker who loves making movies. He continues to pursue his passion in the mountains and the great stories to be told.

Country of Origin

USA, Peru, Pakistan, Nepal, Canada

Production Year

2015

Aspect Ratio

1.77:1 (16:9)

Sound Mix

Stereo LT/RT

Camera

Red Epic, Go Pro

Medium

4K

Resolution

1920x1080

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