The La Sportiva ”Strange Heroes” miniseries is on its way, featuring athletes from La Sportiva’s climbing team.
The company from Ziano di Fiemme launches a web series on youtube that aims to find out what really drives a climber to constantly push beyond limits.
This new series, created in collaboration with the Sfelab creative studios, is a combination of computer graphics and comic strips and draws inspiration from the LaSpokids series. La Sportiva drives straight to the heart of the climber to discover the monster within, which personifies the motivation that encourages climbers to constantly improve their performance, the driving force that allows them to reach beyond limits.
In the first episode we see La Sportiva’s polyvalent athlete Jacopo Larcher, come face to face with his own “demon”…a monstrous octopus that attempts to hold him back as he climbs: a clear allegory of the fears and uncertainties that must be constantly overcome in order to excel. Jacopo faces this challenge while training in Milan’s Rockspot gym too, the ideal place to overcome particular personal challenges both in climbing and in life.
A fun web series, with a very serious message, strong visuals and careful attention paid to every detail, as in the previous web series created by the Sfelab studios: “How No-Edge Changed My Life”. All strictly, Made in Italy.