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Sean Villanueva O'Driscoll

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Sean Villanueva O'Driscoll is a pro climber and recently debuted as a film producer with the hilarious "Adventures of the Dodo". The Dodo's Delight became a great hit.

His specialty is free climbing giant big walls and off-width cracks in preferably harsh conditions and playing his Irish flute.

"Playing music on expeditions is awesome, it is something to do instead of waiting and it puts you in connection with the present moment and helps to let go of any tensions the climbing might bring."

His expeditions in remote locations impressed international audience and fellow climbers many times over. The dedication and persistence in reaching virgin big walls, completed by purity of the climbing style as well as his way of being in the day to day life, set Sean as a role model for many.

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"I like to challenge myself by free climbing giant big, giant, rock walls, preferably in wild and isolated places. I have climbed new routes in Patagonia, Pakistan, China, Venezuela, Baffin Island and Greenland. I love adventure and pushing myself in the most beautiful places on the planet."

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"Good and healthy nutrition is something very important to me."

Recently Sean debuted as a cooking chef and helped develop the Nettle Curry. That could be a classic Vegan Green Curry but it’s Sean’s one, so we had to put the nettles he loves, removed potatoes he avoids, gave a certain amount of coconut milk and as many veggies as leftover in our fridge. The key point are aromatic herbs and ices like tumeric, coriander seeds, coriander leaves, cumin, garlic, ginger and lemon grass.

Sean Villanueva O'Driscoll

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