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15 hours ago, GSU&UT said:

Alex is a badass and insane. I think he understands he'll have to stop at some point, but I gained a huge appreciation for what he does when I got to visit Yosemite not long ago.

 

They put him into an MRI and studied his brain responses to graphic/fear-inducing imagery. The dude is basically the real-life equivalent of Daredevil:

http://nautil.us/issue/39/sport/the-strange-brain-of-the-worlds-greatest-solo-climber

 

 

 

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15 hours ago, BlueGreySky said:

my son and i just watched valley uprising.  lots of "oh hell naw" going on in that movie, especially free-climber (no ropes), Alex Honnald.

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15 hours ago, GSU&UT said:

Alex is a badass and insane. I think he understands he'll have to stop at some point, but I gained a huge appreciation for what he does when I got to visit Yosemite not long ago.

The guy is absolutely wired differently.   His brain doesn't process fear like a normal person.  

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16 hours ago, BlueGreySky said:

my son and i just watched valley uprising.  lots of "oh hell naw" going on in that movie, especially free-climber (no ropes), Alex Honnald.

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Yeah.  I don't do things where the margin of error is zero.  Not to mention I have dependents.  Big nope bomb from me.  This guy is going in my celebrity death pool too.

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