Javier Aguilar, a paraclimbing champion that defies gravity

Javier Aguilar lives in Granada and is blind. He is also one of the world’s best climbers and mountaineers of paraclimbing. In the last World Competition, held in 2016, he got the forth position, and later, in 2017, he won the World Cup. Before he got into climbing, he participated in expeditions in Mexico, Guatemala and Morocco, at altitudes ranging from 2,000 to 5,000 metres. The first sport he had ever practised was swimming. He competed in the Paralympic Games of Sidney in 2000 and obtained an Olympic diploma.

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