Sebastián Álvaro Lomba, for 27 years he directed the TV programme Al filo de lo imposible broadcasted by “Televisión Española”. He also directed two TV series, De cero a ocho mil and La tierra que heredamos. He is a columnist of the sports daily AS and has a section of adventure and high risk sports in the radio programme El larguero de la cadena Ser hosted by José Ramón de la Morena. His documentaries have won major awards: two medals in the International Festival of New York, major awards in several festivals as Calcuta, Banff or Torelló, the golden and silver medals at Hamburg Festival, two Ondas Prizes and nine Spanish Television Academy Awards. In 2006 he was awarded with the National Sports Prize of Spain. (my free translation from Wikipedia).
The picture was taken on 21 September 2011 by my good friend JEMdZ.
Sebastián Álvaro has published several adventure books, some are out-of-print, but the following are available, to my knowledge:
- El sentimiento de la montaña. Doscientos años de soledad (2010)
- El libro de los hielos (2007)
- Conversaciones con Reinhold Messner (2002)
- Al filo de lo imposible (1993)
Sebastián Álvaro blogs at Una vida al filo (in Spanish)