17 January 2015
It was 1978 and Jean Afanassief, only 25 years old, was the first climber to do the Everest. On the top of the highest mountain, he smoked a cigarillo. Jean Afanassief died in Paris cause cancer, after a life spent on mountains, like alpinist or videomaker, and he was 61. Jean did a new wonderful route on the north of Fitz Roy and with Patrick Cordier reached the summit of Mont Ross, Kerguelen Islands, the highest of this Antartic land.
He realized also a lot of movies and win few awards.