In 2008, eleven mountaineers die on the K2, second highest mountain in the world, victims of an avalanche and other events. The reader follows them on their ascent and way down.
Audrey Mestre lost her life in 2002 while trying to break the 171 meter world record in free-diving. The reader dives with her, down and up again.
The text was part of two documentaries, I retrieved and reworked fragments of eyewitness accounts. The shortened form obscures and clarifies the events at the same time.