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Renan Ozturk Director of Photography 2013 Reel

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Check out these beautiful video clips detailing the adventures of alpinist, artist, and filmaker Renan Ozturk. In 2011, Ozturk, Jimmy Chin, and Conrad Anker made the first ascent of the Shark’s Fin of Meru, in the Himalaya. Ozturk had returned to the mountain after suffering a severe head injury to achieve one of the greatest first ascents in mountaineering history. For Ozturk’s personal story about the Shark’s Fin, check out the 2012 edition of Ascent published by Rock and Ice. Stay tuned for the new 2013 edition of Ascent, which will hit news stands in four weeks.