Friday Inspiration: The Dawn Wall

Yesterday Tommy Caldwell and Kevin Jorgenson did what was considered impossible – they free climbed Yosemite’s Dawn Wall. Unlike most achievements in climbing, this one is actually getting some serious mainstream press attention, including numerous articles in the New York Times.

It should.

What Caldwell and Jorgenson did isn’t just an incredible physical feat, its an inspiration to, as Jorgenson said yesterday, “find our own dawn wall”… and send it.

Surprisingly for such a huge event, there doesn’t seem to be any footage around yet of Caldwell and Jorgenson summiting. Instead, here’s a great video with Caldwell about his obsession with the project:

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