A Tribute to Todd Skinner
Special DVD Presentation
November 22, 2006
A new DVD has been created to help commemorate the motivational inspiration of renowned rock climber, Todd Skinner, who was killed in a tragic climbing fall in Yosemite National Park in October. "His life was dedicated to achieving legendary first ascents and sharing these experiences with others. I wanted to let you know that we have just completed a DVD with the intention to keep his inspirational spirit alive," said close friend, Ann Krcik. Todd Skinner grew up in the Pinedale area and spent a great deal of time in his early days learning his skills in the Wind River Mountains and Bridger Wilderness area.
This DVD is entitled, "A Tribute to Todd Skinner: Life on a Himalayan Scale." It contains video footage of Todd giving his, "Beyond the Summit" motivational presentation. plus commentary, archival slides and other extras. "Todd and I were working on this DVD during the last months of his life, its good to have had his participation in it."
There will be a limited initial production of these DVDs. Advance orders can be placed at http://beyondthesummit.inhouse123.com. The DVD will also be available through links at http://www.beyondthesummit.com, http://www.toddskinner.com and
http://www.extremeconnection.net. The DVD was just sent off to be duplicated and should be ready to ship by December10th. A share of the proceeds will benefit the Skinner Memorial Fund.
"It is my hope that this DVD will be a vehicle to help us commemorate his life and ensure that his ideas go forward," Krcil said. For more information about the DVD, Krcil can be reached at 415-388-0416 (office).
Todd Skinner killed in climbing accident (Pinedale Online, 10/24/06)