Alex Honnold's TED Talk Is Master Class in Preparation & Training

Alex Honnold's TED Talk Is Master Class in Preparation & Training

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Alex Honnold's TED Talk Is Master Class in Preparation & Training

“I gave a TED talk earlier this year – it’s now available online. I contrasted my experiences free soloing Half Dome and El Cap as a way to talk about the value of preparation and training. It was probably the most gripped I’ve ever been while giving a talk so don’t judge too harshly – the TED conference is pretty intimidating, especially for a rock climber… Enjoy!”

Put Alex Honnold hanging off the side of a 3,000-foot vertical cliff and he feels comfortable in the pocket, put him in front of a couple hundred people with a microphone and he’s gripped.  Very cool to see Alex share the lessons he’s learned as a professional rock climber and the story of how he free solo climbed Yosemite’s El Capitan, completing one of the most dangerous free solo climbs ever:

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