Silvio “Gnaro” Mondinelli – Main Sponsor 2010
“Reaching the summit is the ambition of every one of us”
Silvio “Gnaro” Mondinelli
te-sa strengthens its ties with sport. te-sa becomes “Main Sponsor 2010” of Silvio Mondinelli, known in the mountaineering world with the nickname of “Gnaro”.
Te-sa will follow the expert climber and several times acclaimed “Man of the 8000s” in his future expeditions in Italy and outside Europe.
Born in 1958, Silvio Mondinelli was a mountain guide instructor for several years, also serving as a dog expert for the Italian Financial Police (GdF). Gnaro, has made countless ascents in the Alps and the American massifs, and he is famous for having climbed all over the world’s 14 mountains over 8,000 metres in height without oxygen apparatus (Everest, K2, Kangchenjunga, Lhotse, Makalu, Cho Oyu, Dhaulagiri, Manaslu, Nanga Parbat, Annapurna, Gasherbrum I, Gasherbrum II, Shishapangma, and daunting peaks like Puscanturpa, McKinley, Acocangua).
Through these feats, Gnaro became acquainted with the poverty-stricken local populations that he encountered during his expeditions and he started to raise funds to help the Sherpa people and provide children of these wonderful lands with the opportunity to attend school.
In 2005, through his no-profit organisation “Friends of Monterosa”, he built the Trauma Point hospital in Kathmandu.
Te-sa, a leading company in the heating and plumbing sector, felt a natural affinity with Gnaro, one of Italy’s most experienced climbers, who perfectly embodies its corporate style: determined, dynamic and aware of the goals to be reached., Much like scaling the highest peaks in the world.
Visit Gnaro’s website: www.gnaromondinelli.it
Te-sa’s new communications campaign will feature the exceptional testimonial figure of expert mountaineer “Gnaro”.
With Next Level, the Novara-based company and the climber intend to pool the same spirit of determination, sacrifice and ambition that are necessary elements in reaching any set goal, from management results to scaling the highest peaks on the planet.
In this context, Te-sa is due to organise interesting initiatives designed to win over those who are ready to go to the… Next Level!