Sefton's Story

Sefton Priestley has been a major player in New Zealand rock climbing for several decades. From competition climbing success, to boulder gym ownership, hold manufacturing, first ascents in places like Sinbad Gully and masterminding the NIBS series, Sefton's influence is everywhere. The above documentary by Anna Frances Pearson tells the more personal story of the health challenges Sefton has faced and which almost ended his climbing. It is a well made look into Sefton's journey from disability back to athletic pursuits and a great insight into the man behind Uprising Boulder Gym.

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