“Alex Honnold’s Free Solo climb should be celebrated as one of the great athletic feats of any kind, ever”.
The New York Times describes in this one sentence a phenomenon that the Oscar winning documentary Free Solo explores in fascinating details: What human qualities are needed to develop rock climbing to such a perfection and always seek new ‘impossible’ challenges? What amount of fear does Alex have to master to climb El Capitan in the Yosemite National Park without a rope?
Besides sheer determination, passion and intuition, Alex shows no Ego that could cloud his mind and eventually cause a deadly mistake.
Explore how his warm and winning personality is connected to this mind-blowing genius accomplishment