Le Saussois, leg 5 of the Vintage Rock Tour and Seb Bouin heads to the crag where the evolution of french free climbing took place, and to meet the protagonists who created the pages in its history books. Jean Claude Droyer and Jean Pierre Bovier were two climbers who progressed the sport massively in the 70's and 80's and wrote the rulebooks as to how climbing is done today.
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Seb Bouin embarks on the Vintage Rock Tour, exploring the history of climbing in France through the crags that set the precedent for modern day climbers. Joined by a host of legendary names Seb is on a mission to repeat as many of the hardest routes in Frances' climbing history.
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