Hazel Findlay

Hazel Findlay

Hazel Findlay: Dealing With Recovery And The Mental Struggle Of Injury (c) EpicTV

It's been a tough year for Hazel Findlay, recovering from shoulder surgery and dealing with the frustration and impatience that goes with serious rehabilitation. Hazel spent most of her winter in Siurana, Spain, sport climbing and getting her shoulder back to strength.

Hazel Findlay Does Australia (c) Black Diamond Equipment

Black Diamond Global Athlete Hazel Findlay first visited Australia when she was 19. Years later, she returns with Ambassador Cedar Wright, intent on onsighting the pumpy Final Departure, a 5.12d that has a rep for feeling harder than its grade. The onsight didn't happen, but as Wright puts it, "Hazel is unrelenting. She's going to send."

Hazel Findlay's Secret To Freeing El Cap - 'Just Try' (Cedar Wright Climbing Reels, Ep. 7) (c) EpicTV

Hazel Findlay is not just one of the best and boldest female trad climbers around, she's one of the best regardless of gender. But, what makes Hazel truly special is her down-to-earth personality, which shines through in this video.

Alex Honnold and Hazel Findlay climbing in Australia (c) Side Trip Productions

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.

Tommy Caldwell Digs Deep On Slippery, Ice-Covered Crack Climb (Epic Climber, Ep. 7) (c) EpicTV

How do you push some of the world's best climbers to their breaking points? Add ice to an already burly crack climb. The conditions might have seem perfect as our four climbers arrive at the summit of Chamonix's Aiguille du Midi, but on the rock, the reality is very different.

Raw Power Vs Flawless Technique In The Epic Climber Gym (Epic Climber, Ep. 6) (c) EpicTV

After several days spent tearing up the local crags, today our Epic Climber team of Hazel Findlay, Alex Megos, Emily Harrington and Tommy Caldwell are heading indoors.

Alex Megos Gets Taken To His Limit By An Unclimbed Project (Epic Climber, Ep. 5) (c) EpicTV

The thing that separates truly great climbers from everyone else out there is their ability to flip the switch and give it everything they've got at a moment's notice.

Alex Megos Climbs "Van De Panique" (8c/5.14b) In The Pouring Rain (Epic Climber, Ep. 4) (c) EpicTV

Described by Adam Ondra as "one of the best sport crags in the world" the "Cry Baby" sector of Rawyl is characteristic of many Swiss sport climbing venues. Tall, imposing and very steep.

The Perfect Bouldering Session Is About More Than Just The Problems (Epic Climber, Ep. 3) (c) EpicTV

It's not every day that climbers get the opportunity to develop practically untouched bouldering areas, but on the second day of Epic Climber, that's exactly what happened.

Alex Megos Sends A Wild 8c Dyno Pitch (Epic Climber, Ep. 2) (c) EpicTV

Alex Megos didn't start this climb expecting a wild sideways dyno at the crux, but after Tommy Caldwell snapped off the only usable holds on this sequence, that is exactly what he found.

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Leadweltcup 2017 in Kranj: Jakob Schubert feiert 18. Weltcupsieg (c) Shinta Ozawa

Am 11. und 12.11.17 stand das Saisonfinale im Lead Weltcup 2017 in Kranj (SLO) an. Jakob Schubert dominierte den ganzen Bewerb und gewann souverän jede Runde. Im Finale kletterte er als einziger zum Top und sicherte sich so den Sieg. Es war sein 18. Weltcupsieg.