Rock climbing is a popular outdoor sport in certain parts of the world, but India doesn’t happen to be one of them. Recently, the state of Maharashtra announced plans to begin promoting the sport to attract tourism to the area. This has inspired Indian born climber Sujay Kawale, who now lives in the U.S., to travel home and help introduce the sport to his native country. Sujay and his friend Mike Wilkinson are hoping to document those efforts while simultaneously showing off the climbing opportunities there in a new film called Ascending India. To do that, they’ve launched a Kickstarter campaign to help fund their efforts. They’re hoping to raise $10,000 for the project and with 14 days to go, they could certainly use some help getting to their goal.
To get an idea of what they have in mind, take a look at the trailer video for the film below. Good luck guys!
Ascending India Teaser Trailer from Mike Wilkinson on Vimeo.
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