The rock climbing world has never been immune to influence from outside parties. A few years ago, we saw that infamous Citibank commercial featuring none other than Alex Honnold and Katie Brown. Now, everybody’s second favorite free-soloist, Chris Sharma, gets the Polo Ralph Lauren Fragrance treatment. Not sure what to think of this, but they really made sure to get the shot of him taking that shirt off. Either way, Sharma still crushes.
If you don’t know who Jimmy Chin is at this point, you’re likely living on the moon. The acclaimed photographer-turned-film director, who was behind massive projects like Meru, has been quietly plugging away at yet another film. While the subject matter may already be familiar to most, this film looks to shed light on some new angles and capture it in true fashion. When Alex Honnold free soloed El Capitan in the summer of 2017, Chin was with him on the wall to capture the feat. Chin’s new
Fabian Lentsch knows the mountains around his home of Innsbruck, Austria like the back of his hand. So it’s no surprise that he knows the fastest way down the 10728-foot Habicht, an iconic peak just south of town. For him, that includes strapping into his speedflying rig and jumping off the summit to chase a buddy down 6500 feet of vert. Judging by the ground he’s flying over, there is absolutely no room for error on this flight, but in true fashion, he even manages to lay down some style.
For those affected by mental disorders like Bipolar, the brain behaves differently than most. In this interview Dr. Andrew Nierenberg, the director of Harvard's Dauten Family Center for Bipolar Treatment Innovation, explains how this can have a unique outcome for some people: creativity. RELATED: See the documentary In Theaters Worldwide Athletes like surfer Andy Irons and artists like Vincent Van Gogh were extremely talented in their fields, which could in part be due to the way their