Sam Elias: Driven to Climb

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A profile of Sam Elias. revealing how he got hooked on climbing and what continues to drive his passion for it. The video finishes with an ascent of Shadowboxing (5.14d) at Rifle, Colorado. The route was first climbed by Jonathan Siegrist in 2011.

“Climbing is a driving passion for my life. I have been fortunate to feel an innate connection to its practice from the beginning, and I have structured my life so that I can be dedicated to it.” —Sam Elias.