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A Tribute to Todd Skinner
Cover of the new DVD, "A Tribute to Todd Skinner".
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 The DVD will also be available through links at, and 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).

Related Links:
Todd Skinner killed in climbing accident (Pinedale Online, 10/24/06)

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