Two Romanian athletes with visual impairments train for an expedition on Mont Blanc.
After the national premiere registered at the end of last year, when the blind climber Alex Benchea climbed, together with the international guide Cosmin Andron, on Kilimanjaro – 5,895 m, this year we register a new premiere, Răzvan Nedu, category B2 (athletes with a view between 1 and 5 %) and Alex Benchea, category B1 (completely blind athletes) are training to climb to the top of the Alps. On Sunday, June 5, the two athletes, together with a team of professionals, climbed on the roof of Romania, Moldoveanu Peak (2544 m). Alex and Răzvan see 1% together, are part of the National Paraclimbing Team and represent Romania at national and international competitions. (more…)