In Conversation with Adam Ondra and Tommy Caldwell Fri Night Vid

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This week's Friday Night Video is a wide ranging and fascinating conversation between two giants of the sport: Adam Ondra and Tommy Caldwell. Obviously, The Dawn Wall is a massive topic and they delve into each others' experiences and methods for the hardest route on El Cap. They also touch upon Tommy's big wall and alpine climbing and contrast it with Adam's sport climbing and preparation for the Olympics.

The two also share their thoughts on being professional climbers and Tommy's shift towards environmental activism, as well as start planning a trip to Greenland together...


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Adam started climbing at about the same time he learned to walk. He hasn't stopped ever since.

When 8 years old, Adam onsighted routes graded 7b+ (5.12c). At age 13 he climbed his first 9a (5.14d).

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Tommy’s dad taught him to embrace fear and doubt and turn them into inspiration. Given this attitude, Tommy has established some of the hardest routes in the country and free climbed 12 routes on...

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