Alex Honnold’s mom started running at 54 and went on to compete in several marathons. At age 58 she decided to start climbing under the watchful tutelage of her son and at age 66 she became the oldest woman to summit El Capitan in Yosemite National Park.
Dierdre Wolownick is an absolute inspiration for those of us looking to start pursuing adventure sports at any point in life. Dierdre wrote a book titled “The Sharp End Of Life” about raising her world-class climbing son and her own journey into the sport you can find HERE. Make sure to check out this interview with Dierdre about her record-setting climb:
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