Erstmals in der 91-jährigen Oscar-Geschichte wurde am 24. Februar 2019 ein Kletterfilm mit dem Academy Award ausgezeichnet. In der Kategorie "Best Documentary Feature" ging der begehrte Filmpreis an "Free Solo".
Imagine being by yourself in the dead center of a 3,000-foot vertical cliff -- without a rope to catch you if you fall. For professional rock climber Alex Honnold, this dizzying scene marked the culmination of a decade-long dream. In a hair-raising talk, he tells the story of how he summited Yosemite's El Capitan, completing one of the most dangerous free solo climbs ever.
Immerse yourself in the experience of free solo climbing Yosemite’s famous El Capitan alongside Alex Honnold in this breathtaking 360 video.
From award-winning documentary filmmaker E. Chai Vasarhelyi and world-renowned photographer and mountaineer Jimmy Chin, comes FREE SOLO, a stunning, intimate and unflinching portrait of free soloist climber Alex Honnold, as he prepares to achieve his lifelong dream: climbing the face of the world’s most famous rock... the 3,200ft El Capitan in Yosemite National Park... without a rope.
Before Alex Honnold's "Nose" speed record, and before Jonathan Siegrist sent "Jumbo Love," the pair teamed up this spring for some training time - each working projects outside of their comfort zones.
In March 2018, Alex Honnold traveled to Japan and sampled the country’s rock with the legendary Yuji Hirayama and Toru Nakajima.
Der International Mountain Summit hatte gerufen und Berg-Liebhaber aus der ganzen Welt gaben sich in Brixen eine Woche lang die Türklinke in die Hand.
Alex talks about his free solo climb of the El Capitan rock face, his process when getting ready to do a big climb and his National Geographic documentary.
"Mein Überlebenswunsch ist ebenso groß, wie der anderer Leute. Ich habe mich nur damit abgefunden, dass ich irgendwann sterben werde", das sagt der Extrem-Kletterer Alex Honnold in einem Interview mit National Geographic. Er ist zu Gast bei der neunten Ausgabe des International Mountain Summit in Brixen/Südtirol.
Vom 9. bis 15. Oktober 2017 wird Brixen in Südtirol zum neunten Mal die Welthauptstadt der Berge. Die Liebhaber der Berge und des Alpinismus haben die einmalige Chance, umgeben n von den Gipfeln der Dolomiten die weltweit besten und bekanntesten Bergsteiger, Kletterer, Bergwissenschaftler, Philosophen und außergewöhnliche Menschen mit ihren Lebensgeschichten zu treffen.
EpicTV athlete Magnus Midtbo meets up with climber Alex Honnold to try a big route in Magnus' home, Norway. The objective: an unclimbed route on the 1000m Kjerag wall, towering above the Lysefjord in south of the country.
The North Face athletes Emily Harrington and Alex Honnold take The North Face Progressor Collection for a walk up the Incredible Hulk for a free ascent of "Solar Flare" (5.12d) in the high Sierra of California.
Inspired by Dan Osman's 4:25 Bear's Reach speed solo in "Masters of Stone 4" from the 90s, Alex Honnold tries to better his time in this tribute to the classic, original film.
In the last episode of "The Great Wide Open" Jared Leto joins Sasha DiGiulian to climb Devils Tower for the celebration of Independence Day on the summit. In addition all of the previously featured climbers appear for some final thoughts.
Jared Leto has taken his films literally—up on the biggest walls with the most successful climbers of the century. In this episode, Leto features Alex Honnold.
Alex Honnold is the most accomplished free climber in the world. Angola is a southwest African country that recently emerged from 27 years of bloody civil war. What brings together these strange bedfellows you ask?
What's important to Alex besides dangling from cliffs? In this short, filmed at his home in Sacramento, Alex gives us a completely new perspective on his life. Alex states: "It was kind of nice to talk about the things that surround my climbing - home, relationships, work."
An illustrated interview of Alex Honnold by Fred Moix. For the first time in a film, the world's most famous climber discloses a bit more about his foundation. Go to fredmoix.com to order pictures of Alex, 30% of the benefits will go to the Honnold Foundation.
World-renowned climbers Alex Honnold and Tommy Caldwell completed the first ascent of Patagonia's Fitz Traverse in a five-day push. We caught up with them during the 2015 Banff Mountain Film Festival to talk about the epic journey and their well known bromance.
Get ready to climb El Capitan, a 3,000 foot rock wall in Yosemite National Park, California. Join legendary climbers Alex Honnold, Lynn Hill and Tommy Caldwell as they scale the sheer vertical face at g.co/treks.
In March 2015, Hazel Findlay and Alex Honnold visited Australia to climb at Mount Arapiles and The Grampians. Side Trip Productions caught up with them, just a few days before their departure, at the awesome Eureka Wall in the Southern Grampians.
From 12th - 16th February 2014, Tommy Caldwell and Alex Honnold succeeded in completing the full traverse of the range, from north to south. One of the 3 winners of the Piolets d'Or 2015.
In the harsh desert of the American Southwest, famed climbers Alex Honnold and Cedar Wright summited 45 rock towers, biked 700 miles, and pushed their bodies to the limits, all in the name of an adventure they aptly dubbed "Sufferfest."
Alex Honnold (USA) and Hazel Findlay (UK) head to Southern Africa for an experience of a lifetime. Africa Fusion takes us from the breathtaking orange granite and vast landscapes of Namibia, through the desert and across to lush red sandstone of Waterval Boven in South Africa.
You've seen Alex Honnold and Cedar Wright's incredible cycling journey to climb all of California's 14,000ft peaks in installments on EpicTV. Now, for the first time ever, watch the full movie in all its wretched glory.
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