Follow Five Ten

  • Facebook Page: 48708964129
  • Twitter: 5ten
  • Vimeo: fiveten
  • YouTube: FiveTenTV

Five Ten® Athletes win 2009 Golden Piton for Best Big Wall Ascent

 
Five Ten® Athletes win 2009 Golden Piton for Best Big Wall Ascent
 
February 02, 2010 -  Five Ten    
 

Nicolas Favresse informs us that he, Sean Villanueva, Olivier Favresse, Stephane Hanssens and Silvia Vidal have won the 2009 Golden Piton Award for Best Big Wall AScent.


"I am super happy to inform you that the famous American Magazine "Climbing"
is giving us the "Golden Piton Award" for the best big wall ascent of the year. They chose our ascent of Mont Asgard in Baffin Island as the most outstanding of the year 2009! Check out their explanation.  
The whole team is extremely flattered by this great recognition on the international scale.
 
Beside that I would like to inform you that there is a full article of our expedition in Baffin Island in the last edition of the Spanish magazine "Desnivel" and an interview with me in the Spanish magazine Campo Base. Plus Sean and Steph made it to the Cover! 



Earlier the Film of our expedition "Asgard Jamming" was voted best by the public at the Mendi film festival in the Basque country.
 
Please note that, a series of presentations of our film "Asgard Jamming will start this week. Click here for all the dates and info."


 


-Nicolas Favresse

 
 

Join the Community

Popular Stories

Times of change - Mayan Smith-Gobat
03-23-2014 - 
The last two months have slipped past incredibly quickly... I have been enjoying...
Preparation for the Speed Competition Season - Edyta Ropek
03-21-2014 - 
I am exactly one month before the start of the word cup series...
Indian Creek to the Red Rock Rendezvous and Beyond - Chris Schulte
04-08-2014 - 
Back again for another Red Rock Rendezvous, this time fresh from the Utah...
HOLIDAY ON THE ISLAND OF GRAN CANARIA - JÉRÔME GONZALEZ GUTIERREZ
JÉRÔME GONZALEZ GUTIERREZ
03-21-2014 - 
I took a 4 day trip to our neighboring island (Gran Canaria)...