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18Jun 19
Free Solo: Capturing A Death-defying Climb

Free Solo: Capturing a death-defying climb

When Alex Honnold decided to climb Yosemite’s El Capitan without a rope or safety gear in June 2017, filmmaker and fellow elite climber Jimmy Chin (and crew) were there to capture every move. As Honnold ascended the 3,000-foot granite face, the cinematographers rappelled beside him—in silence—trying to avoid any distraction…

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