Alex Honnold ...something that actually matters... Video

© Fred Moix

Fred Moix has put together what he calls "an illustrated interview" with Alex Honnold.

In between some onsight solos in the Orco valley, Alex talks about climbing, travelling, free soloing and how it came to be that he started the Honnold Foundation which focuses on "Improving lives through sustainability". 

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Alex Honnold is a professional rock climber whose audacious free-solo ascents of America’s biggest cliffs have made him one of the most recognised and followed climbers in the world. A gifted but hard-working...

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23 Nov, 2015
24 Nov, 2015
Agree. Seems as though he's doing his best to push himself and leave the world a slightly better place. Good on him. An inspiration to us all. Mick
24 Nov, 2015
I found that bit much more enjoyable than the watching him soloing, which just gives me the heebie-jeebies!
24 Nov, 2015
I know. I wasn't going to say it but, at the start of one sequence, I thought, 'Please, let him have a rope on...' and, of course, he hadn't. Absolutely no reflection on his ability, judgement or anything else. He's obviously world-class at what he does. And I would imagine that his sense of when to go for it/when to back off is mega-refined. But... I think we'd all like him to be around in 20 years time, shaking greying locks and muttering wryly, "Can't believe I used to do this stuff...' Mick
24 Nov, 2015
Something about the way he was talking makes me think: Stop soloing now Alex. The soundtrack with the accelerated clock ticking in the music.... Time to stop before the clock stops.
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