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Porebski's award winning movie about Polish Jerzy Kukuczka.
courtesy Jerzy Porebski, SOURCE
Kurt Diemberger speaking about Kukuzcka in a documentary by Jerzy Porebski.
courtesy Jerzy Porebski, SOURCE

The legend: 5 stars out of 5 for new Kukuczka documentary

Posted: Nov 10, 2011 11:13 pm EST

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(Newsdesk) Like any true champion he made it look easy: Jerzy Kukuczka awed fellow mountaineers time and again with 8000er summits bagged in alpine style and the dead cold of winter.The wonder-climber's accomplishments were overshadowed in media by the "second" position he held in the 14x8000ers race behind South Tyrolean Messner and a new documentary about the Polish legend is therefore anticipated by the core mountaineering community. "This is great," said veteran Kurt Diemberger right after screening, "It's a long time...

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