At this point, it’s impossible to not know of climbing superstar Alex Honnold, and thanks to his new film Free Solo, he’s everywhere. Recently, he made an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live in what appears to be a climbing showdown between him and Kimmel’s security guard Guillermo. But for an added twist, instead of Yosemite’s El Capitan, it’s the El Capitan Theater. The race between the two should be stacked since they’re both suited up in North Face gear—is that the secret ingredient to successfully free soloing El Cap?
We've seen plenty of videos of kitesurfers getting sketchy amounts of air after inadvertently catching a gust. However, this is the most air we've ever seen a kitesurfer intentionally seek out. Related: Bali is Banning Single-Use Plastics in June The man behind this madness, professional kitesurfer Olly Bridge, said that he had been wanting to try this particular jump for a while, begging the question: What other jumps are on his bucket list? View this
Jeb Corliss is known for pushing the limits of action sports, and this video is no exception. With virtually no room for error, the "Death Star line" is yet another example of Corliss' fearless approach to wingsuiting. Related: How Did Jimmy Chin Stay Fit Filming Free Solo? This video brings to mind another line from the pantheon of people moving really fast in tight spaces: Cody Townsend's 2014 Line of the Year.
While Alex Honnold might get the fame for his free solos, this crew of young Coloradans pursues their own form of climbing: buildering. Taking full advantage of the urban playground right outside their door, these climbers put up challenging routes where most people look every day but would never think to climb. Boulder-based filming outfit Pop Top Productions documented some of these climbs in their new film , a clever take on the classic climbing film genre. Mix some hair-raising urban free