Hazel Findlay

Hazel Findlay

Hazel Findlay: From shoulder operation to sending 8c (c) teamBMC

A personal and revealing portrait into the demands of being a professional climber. Features unique behind-the-scenes footage and inspiring shots of one of Hazel's hardest sends: Mind Control (8c) at Oliana.

BD Athlete Hazel Findlay on 'Tainted Love' (5.13d) (c) Black Diamond Equipment

BD Athlete Hazel Findlay is known for her rad trad ability, whether she’s freeing El Cap or climbing crumbly sea-cliffs with sparse protection. When she arrived in Squamish last summer, a friend and fellow Brit knew just the route she should try.

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.

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David Lama (c) Manuel Ferrigato, Red Bull Content Pool

David Lama ist die Erstbegehung des Lunag Ri gelungen – und das auch noch im Alleingang! Am 25. Oktober 2018 stand der österreichische Extrembergsteiger als erster Mensch auf dem Gipfel des 6907 Meter hohen Himalaja-Riesen.