Life Coach — Alex Honnold and Renan Ozturk in Alaska’s Ruth Gorge

We often see films focused on Alex Honnold, but in this week’s Friday Flick Pick, Alex turns the camera to the man often found behind the lens—talented climber, artist, and cinematographer, Renan Ozturk.

While these two find themselves stuck in a tent during an expedition for first ascents in Alaska’s Ruth Gorge, a conversation about life’s bigger questions arises, led by Renan’s retrospective journey of his life.

Going on a climbing expedition with Alex, whose mission in life is so simple, who doesn’t sugar coat anything, is like spending time with the ultimate life coach. He forces me to look more closely at who I am, what I do, and why … his example reminds me; don’t ever leave your truest self behind.



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