Video: Climbing in Cuba

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Cuba Chapter4_The Life of Leo from renan ozturk on Vimeo.

In the April issue, we profiled Jimmy Chin and the climbers/videographers/producers of Camp 4 Collective. Last week, Renan Ozturk (he’s also a painter), put out this video of a young man who climbs in Cuba even though it’s illegal in the country. The short is called The Life of Leo, and it shows how passion for climbing can override everything else—including fatigue after a hard day of labor and the threat of la policia.

The video is the fourth installment of Ozturk’s climbing in Cuba series. You can watch all four videos at

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