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“Free Solo”: A Cinematic Masterpiece chronicling Alex Honnold’s Attempt to Scale El Capitan [Reel Talk]

“Free Solo”: A Cinematic Masterpiece chronicling Alex Honnold’s Attempt to Scale El Capitan [Reel Talk]

Misha Rekhter

November 8, 2018

As I watched “Free Solo,” all I kept thinking was Alex Honnold cannot be human. No sane person would ever willingly choose to climb a three-thousand-foot cliff without a rope. Such a feat is not only incredibly dangerous but also requires unimaginable athletic prowess. Yet, through the breathtaking v...

Senior Axel Masquelin is an indoor and outdoor rock climber

Senior Axel Masquelin is an indoor and outdoor rock climber

15min

November 16, 2012

Why did you start rock climbing originally? How long have you been climbing? I got into rock climbing because of my father. I started when I was only three. I basically learned how to climb as soon as I was able to walk. How often do you go climbing? I try to keep a schedule of once per week. Righ...