'I want to find the impossible' | Tommy Caldwell u0026 Lynn Hill | Google Zeitgeist
Worldrenowned climbers Tommy Caldwell and Lynn Hill talking about what motivates them to continue climbing and scaling some of the worlds greatest natural walls and how the sport has changed over the years.
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Carolynn "Lynn" Hill is a U.S. rock climber and is described as one of the best female climbers in the world and one of the best climbers of all time. Widely regarded as one of the leading competitive sport climbers in the world during the late 1980s and early 1990s, she is famous for making the first free ascent of the difficult sheer rock face of The Nose on El Capitan in Yosemite Valley, and for repeating it the next year in less than 24 hours. One of the first successful women in the sport, Hill shaped rock climbing for women and became a public spokesperson.
Tommy Caldwell is a US American rock climber accomplished in sport climbing, hard traditional climbing, bigwall speed climbing, and bigwall free climbing. Caldwell made the first free ascents of several El Capitan routes in Yosemite National Park.