The Cleanest Line
Sean Villanueva O’Driscoll

Sean Villanueva O’Driscoll

Sean Villanueva O’Driscoll believes he didn’t choose to climb—climbing chose him. He considers his first expedition to Patagonia as a turning point in his life because he felt utterly connected with the forces of nature and the adventure of just being alive. Climbing teaches Sean to live life to the fullest and that he can do whatever he wants if he puts his mind to it.

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Above: Ready? Fight! Sean goes toe-to-stone with Thai Boxing. All photos: Colette McInerney

Thai Boxing

Jul 15, 2014 July 15, 2014

“Climb it for me!” he yelled as I walked out of the hospital room. I gladly would if I could, I thought to myself, but this one might just be too hard. I can’t make any promises. A few days earlier, after a nice enjoyable day of climbing, we… Read More

Above: Cold conditions during a summit attempt on Cerro Catedral, in Torres Del Paine, Chile. All photos courtesy of Sean Villanueva O’Driscoll

Of Rats and Men

Jun 19, 2013 June 19, 2013

If you are chained to a wall in a dark dungeon famished rats will slowly nibble at your flesh. You can kick, scream and quiver all you want but the rats will sluggishly keep nipping away until they reach your heart and your body goes lifeless. Then they keep… Read More