'When You Are Climbing Well, The Fear is Not There': Meet The Young Rock Star Hailed as the Best of His Generation
How lovely would it be to be called the best of your generation, eh? How would that feel? Well, want to know who is named the best rock star of his generation? Guys, it is none other than Alex Honnold. Literally. The best rock star – he has conquered the world of rock climbing! If you are looking for an inspiration to start your rock climbing career, the rocks and I present him to you! “I now declare that he is my rock climbing inspiration.” Well, the time has arrived for us to follow the steps of his career. Get ready as the best rock star of his generation, Alex Honnold, rocks your world.
What makes this 29-year old rock climber so inspiring is his brave free solo ascents of big walls. Yes. Free climbing, that means no aid from the ropes. Well, if that was me up there, I need more than a rope. Anyways, not only that, but Honnold has broken so many records – speed records – and that made him one of the best rock climbers in the world. As stated by Daily Mail reporter in Mail Online website, two of his great achievements are when he climbed the famous north-west face of the Half Dome in Yosemite National Park in California and the 2,500ft cliffs near to Borneo's Kota Kinabalu peak.
Honnold has made headlines in the world of rock climbing when he was 23 years old. The free rock climbing in Yosemite's Half Dome took him to the top in a span of two hours and fifty minutes. Usually, it would take a day or two for rock climbers to complete the ascent. But for Honnold, one and two days are just too long. Imagine two hours. TWO HOURS. All I can say is 'Wow!'
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