A storm of controversy arose when it was announced that sport climbing would feature three disciplines at its 2020 Tokyo Olympic debut: lead climbing, bouldering and speed climbing, with the final rankings being determined by the combined results. REEL ROCK correspondent Zachary Barr examines how speed climbing contributes to the future of climbing competitions as he journeys from the U.S. to France, Southeast Asia and Russia. (GWAK Jeong-hye)
Peter MORTIMER, Zachary BARR, Nick ROSEN
Peter is the founder of Sender Films, started as a DIY Rock Climbing video production in 1999. Zac began his career here with a trip to Mt. Everest that resulted in the multiple-award winning ﬁlm High Tension. Nick is a partner, writer, and producer at Sender Films.