Early last saturday morning history was made in the climbing world when 31-year-old pro climber Alex Honnold completed the first free solo of Yosemite’s El Capitan, scaling over a half mile of vertical rock without a rope.
At approximately 5:32 a.m. Honnold began climbing Freerider (5.13a) and topped out a brisk 3 hours and 56 minutes later at 9:28 a.m., all without the protection of rope or pre-placed gear.
Honnold scaled roughly 3,000 vertical feet in just under four hours.
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An incredible video that displays a glimpse into the life of Professional Skier JT Holmes. If you have ever had incredible dreams of pure epicness involving a pair of Ski’s, JT has most likely already done it.
Watch this beautiful episode by FlowPoint Tv as they dig a little deeper behind the people who influenced JT the most and helped usher him into this life of continuing to pioneer multiple sports worlds as an athlete and keeping Shane’s spirit alive and well.
Cameo Appearances by Shane, Sherry and Ayla McConkey