Jorg Verhoeven Free Climbs The NoseFri Night Vid

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In October 2014, Dutch climber Jorg Verhoeven made the 4th ascent of The Nose on El Capitan, Yosemite. First climbed by Lynn Hill in 1993 ('It goes, boys'), the line had received very few repeats since, particularly considering how easily accessible El Capitan is for a big wall.

Join Jorg as he explains why this route is so hard, what keeps people from climbing this iconic route free, and what he personally invested into his remarkable ascent. Tommy Caldwell and Lynn Hill help narrate this incredible story of determination and perseverance that ultimately leads to the 5th free ascent of The Nose.

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Jorg Verhoeven began climbing in 1997 in Amsterdam. He won numerous international youth competitions, before moving on to the senior circuit, where he won the overall Lead World Cup in 2008. He moved to...

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14 Feb

Great video best ive seen in ages

14 Feb

Yeah, but he's Dutch; what's he ever done on - er - rock? Ah yes - I remember now: The Nose - and Freerider [of course] - and El Niño - and Dihedral Wall. Hmm....

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