On September 24, 2018, just before the anniversary of the tragic death of the world-famous athlete Valeriy Rozov, a memorial plaque was opened in Moscow in his honor. It is located in the center of the city, in the courtyard of the museum and a workshop of the equally famous traveler Fyodor Konyukhov.
The opening ceremony gathered friends, colleagues and Valeriy's family. Fyodor Konyukhov, ordained minister since 2010, held a short service and said a few words about Valeriy, with whom they participated in several projects and were longtime friends.
On the begginning of November 2018, the book about Valeriy Rozov and his achievements will be published, it is called “One Way Ticket. Stories About the Love of Life, of People and the Work” (first edition — in Russian). More than 400 pages contain the most interesting and significant moments of Valeriy’s life for more than last ten years. Work on the book began within the life of an athlete and in collaboration with him, but, unfortunately, his family and friends had to finish the text without Rozov.
From the book one will learn how Valeriy conceived, prepared and implemented his outstanding sport projects. You will read about the adventures and difficulties that Valery and his team had to overcome on the way to the cherished goals.
You can pre-oder the book (in Russian) by the link http://bit.ly/2EMhIVn.
On November 11, 2017, Valery Rozov tragically died while base jumping from one of the most beautiful peaks of the Himalayas, Ama Dablam.