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Philippe Ribiere is a French climber with a disfiguring disorder called Rubinstein-Taybi syndrome which gives him very short arms and sightly withered hands. Despite his physical limitations he has carved out an incredible and inspiring career as a professional climber. Watch as Philippe recounts his unique life story and shows you that no obstacle is too large if you've got the passion to overcome it. We Can all Learn Something from this Climber with a Rare Disorder | Born to Be Wild, Ep. 1

Series description

Born To Be Wild

Born To Be Wild

4 episodes Latest 3rd Feb 2015

Philippe Ribiere was born with Rubinstein syndrome and abandoned by his parents at birth. His entire life he has tried to overcome his disability to fulfill his true calling in life, to be a professional rock climber. Philippe is the original wild child, a man who is serious at times, but who has always done things his own way. As you'll see in his rock climbing series, he's passionate about two things - rock climbing and making love to just about anybody. This 3-part introduction to Philippe will win you over and leave you wanting more.

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