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#1536227 --- 11/24/19 05:20 AM Alex Honnold
Teonan Offline
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If you don't already know about him get a grip. Now is the time.



"With free-soloing, obviously I know that I’m in danger, but feeling fearful while I’m up there is not helping me in any way."


Exclusive: Alex Honnold Completes the Most Dangerous Free-Solo Ascent Ever
Watch here: https://www.nationalgeographic.com/adven...ark-el-capitan/


Alex Honnold "There's no real secret."
https://www.52-insights.com/interview-climbing-free-solo-alex-honnold-theres-no-real-secret-sports/

The Strange Brain of the World’s Greatest Solo Climber
https://getpocket.com/explore/item/the-s...e=pocket-newtab
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#1536262 --- 11/25/19 07:06 AM Re: Alex Honnold [Re: Teonan]
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Had the great pleasure of meeting both Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell some years back at the Banff Mountain Film Festival and again at the after-show party. Two remarkable yet utterly contrasted personalities.

Brilliant mutants both!

Great Links. Thanks, T!
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#1536263 --- 11/25/19 07:11 AM Re: Alex Honnold [Re: Teonan]
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For those interested in such things...

ADIRONDACK INTERNATIONAL MOUNTAINEERING FESTIVAL
JANUARY 17-20, 2020:

Mountainfest is an annual celebration of ice climbing and mountaineering featuring guest athletes who entertain us with tales of climbing adventures, instructional clinics taught by visiting athletes and local guides, demo gear, and of course an opportunity to mingle with the climbing community for an exciting weekend of winter climbing and fun!

https://www.mountaineer.com/mountainfest/
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#1536306 --- 11/26/19 09:11 AM Re: Alex Honnold [Re: Timbo]
Teonan Offline
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Originally Posted By: Timbo

Had the great pleasure of meeting both Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell some years back at the Banff Mountain Film Festival and again at the after-show party. Two remarkable yet utterly contrasted personalities.

Brilliant mutants both!

Great Links. Thanks, T!


Whoa. How cool!
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