Silvo Karo (Slovenia). During his illustrious sporting career he has completed numerous expeditions in Patagonia making numerous first ascents. Silvo’s essay on the granite Patagonian giants even found its place in the book Voices from the Summit, which was published by National Geographic. In 1987 he ascended the south face of Cerro Torre, where he shot a film which was awarded in Trento’s Silver Gentian for the best mountaineering film. Working as a cameraman he helped creating a TV programme on Slovenian national television. As the founding father and director of the Festival Gorniškega Filma, he has upgraded his rich mountaineering path with culture. He’s been a jury of various international mountain film festivals and he is an honorary member of the British Alpine Club.