Alex Puccio’s Road to Recovery

In 2015 Alex Puccio was having the season her life and getting ready to compete at the Vail World Cup. She was preparing to compete on the full world cup circuit and was bouldering at the V14 level. Then she fell. While warming up for a competition she fell awkwardly tearing her ACL, MCL, and meniscus. Her season ended, she underwent surgery to repair the torn ligaments and began a regime of physical therapy and training. But if Alex Puccio is known for anything it's her dedication to training. Focusing purely on her physical therapy she was back climbing V13 outside within three months of surgery. Join her on the Road to Recovery. Watch the physical and mental struggles of an elite athlete suddenly relegated to walking on crutches and her return to rock climbing.

Film By: Josh Troob and Joel Zerr - Height Films & Zerr Productions
Sponsors: Petzl & Scarpa

Featuring: Irreversible V13 RMNP, Don't Get Too Greedy V13 RMNP, Free Range V13 Boulder Canyon, Crown of Aragorn V13 Hueco, Nagual V13 Hueco, Tequila Sunrise V12 Hueco, Slashface V13 Hueco.

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