Rookie

The only known person in the world to climb to this level at his age

Francisco Marín, “Rookie”, a 61-year-old climber has a long-term ambition of reaching grade 9a before he turns 70. His amazing merits in sports combined with his special and specific outlook on life make “Rookie” an example for everyone.

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2015 | 17min | HD | Esp | CC: Eng
Climbing, Sport climbing,

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Duration: 17 minutes
Format: 16:9
Quality: Full HD
Production: Namuss Films
Featuring: Francisco Marin, Edu Marin
English subtitles
Suitable for all ages

Francisco Marín, also known as “Rookie” (“Rookie” in Spanish), is a 61-year-old climber and the only known person in the world to climb this level at his age. He reached his greatest sporting feat on September 24, 2012, when he commanded “Geminis”, an 8b+ (5.14a) line, and currently has “Florida” as his project, an impressive 8c (5.14b) course. All of them are located in Rodellar, Spain. He has a long-term ambition of reaching Grade 9a before the age of 70. His amazing merits in sports combined with his special and specific outlook on life make “Rookie” an example for everyone. He values effort, honor, perseverance and honesty in his life and his climbing. This film transcends the world of climbing, inspiring and motivating all those who know its history. It’s not about sport, it’s about life. ‘Best Character’ Ushuaia Shh International Mountain Film Festival 2015. Best Sports Film Award at the Ull-Nu Film Festival 2015. People Choice Fescinat Award 2014. Official Selections 2015: Trento Mountain Film Fest, Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival, South Korea Ulju Mountain Film Festival, Barcelona Sports Film Festival, Vertikal Film Festival Russia, Sestriere Film Festival, Horolezecky Mountain FilmFest. Official Selections 2014: Berg & Abenteuer MountainFilm Graz, Bilbao MendiFilm, Kendal Mountain Fest, BOFF Slovenia.

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