Free solo climbing: one of the most extreme sports
A few months ago, we talked about base jumping and how this was an extreme sport. In today’s article, we want to focus on another of the most extreme sports for all lovers of adventure, and the most dangerous sports. Specifically, we will talk about free solo climbing, what it consists of, and the differences it has with other types of extreme sports.
What is free solo climbing?
The differences between free climbing versus free solo
Famous free soloists in the world
Free solo: the Alex Honnold documentary film
To end this article we want to comment on one of the best documentaries that have been made about this extreme sport. This is Free Solo: The Alex Honnold documentary film that National Geographic made in 2018. Through this, it is shown how Alex Honnold works to be able to perform the best free solo climb, specifically, his rise from El Capitan is portrayed in June 2017, for which he reached one of his records.
This documentary was premier on September 28, 2018, in the United States and after receiving numerous positive reviews it got great awards, including the Oscar for best documentary in 2019.
You can watch the trailer here!
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