Stipe Božić – alpinist, writter, photographer and filmmaker
On the highest mountains of the world, on the poles, in to the deeps of underground and seas.
The most successful Croatian Himalayan climber, second European, after Messner, to climb the highest peak in the world, Mount Everest, twice. In 1979 he climbed to the summit of Mount Everest via the, never climbed before, West ridge, and all the way with his camera.
Bozic is the only man on the planet to have filmed four times on the three highest peaks in the world. He climbed SEVEN SUMMITS the highest peaks on all 7 continents: Mount Everest (Asia), Aconcagua (S. America), Mount McKinley (N. America), Kilimanjaro (Africa), Mount Vinson (Antarctica), Mont Blanc and Elbrus (Europe), Mount Kosciusko (Australia).
Stipe Bozic descended 1395 meters deep in Lukas cave on Mount Velebit in Croatia. With it negative altitude and height of Mount Everest, he held world record.
With an international expedition he reached the North Pole on the skis.
Bozic is a well-known photographer and he joined many exhibitions and had 3 own. His photographs were displayed on prestige exhibition CROATIAN PHOTOGRAPHY FROM 1950. TO NOW in the Museum Of The Modern Art in Zagreb.
During expeditions he always do filming. In his films he always try to introduce all beauties and wilderness of remote areas. He attempts to tell the people how we must to preserve such values.
Stipe-an award winning film maker for filming all over the world, underground and under seas. Awarded on International film festivals in, Italy, Austria, Slovakia, Poland, Nepal and Croatia.
He recorded the kilometers of film and hours of video materials in the most inaccessible parts of the world. He shot twice at the very top of Mount Everest. He has directed over 120 documentaries that are part of series: Seven summits , Depth, Karst and the sea, Mountains of the Croatia, Pharos Paros, Deserts of the World, Call 112 and Flying over Croatia.