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HIMALI™ welcomes Paul Dusatko to the athlete team!

Paul Dusatko has plenty of nicknames to correspond with the many hats he wears. PDiddy because he produces, PDrizzle because he is older than most in the game, Apostle Paul because he is a DJ, and most importantly, Pauly D because he is a bro! He has been a driving force in the climbing industry since 1992. From gym employee to professional climber, and all the way into a notable media career, the climbing community has felt Paul’s influence all the way from bouldering to big wall.Paul has produced 7 award winning climbing films, including Inertia 1+2. To put it lightly, Paul revolutionized the action sports media game. He also has a passionate desire to motivate others and to create...

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"From Bottom to Top", the Story of Tendi Sherpa

For someone who has reached the summit of Mt. Everest 10 times, Tendi Sherpa is an exceptionally grounded man. Driven not by fame or glory, his love affair with the world's tallest peaks was initially fueled by hopes of being well fed and properly clothed.  At just 13 years of age, Tendi landed a job as a porter on a 24 day expedition in Annapurna region of Nepal. It was a long way from Mt. Everest and Tendi’s home village near Mt. Makalu. Lacking the proper gear or even a good pair of shoes, Tendi performed exceptionally well. He managed 95 pounds of equipment, porting it to altitudes as high as 17,000 feet.       A year later, when...

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