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What a tragic end of one of the best climbers in the world. The American Hayden Kennedy took his own life at the age of 27 years. On Saturday, Hayden and his partner in life Inge Perkins, like Kennedy an experienced climber and skier, had been on a ski tour on Imp Peak in the US state of Montana. They were caught by an avalanche. Perkins was fully buried by the snow masses, rescuers recovered the 23-year-old dead. Kennedy, who was partially buried, survived. On Sunday he committed suicide.
Date11. October 2017 | 10:29
TagsCerro Torre, Hayden Kennedy, Imp Peak, Inge Perkins, Lawine, Michael Kennedy, Ogre, Piolet d'Or, Suicide
Actually, he finds it nonsense that mountaineers are awarded. “Basically it’s impossible to compare any climbs, because every climb has a different emotion,” Marko Prezelj told me a year ago during the “Piolet d’Or” celebrations, the “Oscar of the climbers”. “It’s bizarre. It’s like you are making love and making an article out of it. If it’s poetry, maybe it’s okay. But it is a thin line between romantic poetry and pornography.” As in 2015, Marko was again awarded the Golden Ice Axe in 2016. Last weekend, the Slovene received the prize in La Grave in the French Alps, along with his compatriot Urban Novak, the American Hayden Kennedy and the Frenchman Manu Pellissier – for their first ascent of the South Face of the 6176-meter-high Cerro Kishtwar in the Indian Himalayas. Thus Marko is now holding a record that he actually doesn’t want to have.
Date20. April 2016 | 14:39
TagsAntoine Moineville, Diego Simari, Hayden Kennedy, Jerome Sullivan, Lise Billon, Manu Pellissier, Marko Prezelj, Mick Fowler, Mikhail Fomin, Nikita Balabanov, Paul Ramsden, Piolet d'Or 2016, Urban Novak