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Video: Climbing 26 Pitches For A 26th Birthday

Moab is closed to outside visitors for the time being, but don’t despair, there’s plenty of awesome ways to live vicariously right now. How about this? Last November, climber Drew Herder teamed up with his friends to celebrate his 26th birthday in the only way he knew how: climbing 26 pitches in Indian Creek, Utah. Mind you, Drew is the mastermind behind the film Real Rock: An Urban Climbing Experience.

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This is a hard-hitting look at what it takes to suffer through this much crack climbing, beer mimosas, bathroom breaks, and late-night topouts included. Cheers to you Drew, let’s see what you’ve got once you turn 40!

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Alex Honnold’s Mom is the Oldest Woman to Summit El Capitan
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Alex Honnold’s Mom is the Oldest Woman to Summit El Capitan

Alex Honnold’s Mom is the Oldest Woman to Summit El Capitan

Everyone knows of climbing phenom Alex Honnold, but few probably know just as much about Dierdre Wolownich—a.k.a Alex Honnold’s mom. The thing is, Wolownich doesn’t deserve recognition because she’s related to Honnold, but because she’s a badass in her own right. At the age of 58, her son took her climbing and she became hooked. With one of the best climbing partners one could have, Wolownich took her passion for climbing to new heights, and eventually at the age of 66 became the oldest

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Wingsuiter Flies Through Net Strung Above 400-Foot Canyon
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Wingsuiter Flies Through Net Strung Above 400-Foot Canyon

Wingsuiter Flies Through Net Strung Above 400-Foot Canyon

When a video starts off with someone UNSTRAPPING from a parachute in mid-air, you know some sh** is about to go down. That’s exactly what professional wingsuiter Ben Dixon did to start his flight high above the Utah desert, before doing something even gnarlier – shooting the gap in a 15 x 15-foot opening through a net suspended above a canyon. Of course, none other than Andy Lewis was perched out on the net, commenting as the whole stunt went down. RELATED: Fabian Bühl Becomes First to

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Video: “Free Surfing” Tahiti with Arnaud Jerald
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Video: “Free Surfing” Tahiti with Arnaud Jerald

Video: “Free Surfing” Tahiti with Arnaud Jerald

Ordinarily, "free surfing" refers to any surfing that doesn't take place during in a competition. However, it also refers to an emergent sport which combines bodysurfing and freediving, at least according to Arnaud Jerald. The 23-year-old is a world record-holding freediver, and perhaps the creator of a new sport. RELATED: Have You Ever Heard of Surf Jousting? While we're not qualified to get into the dirty hydrodynamic details of how it works, it seems that Jerald has figured out how to