The fascinating free climber celebrates his birthday this week: Alex Honnold is no ordinary star, however. For his Birthday, ISPO.com has done some research: This is what makes the man who climbs 1000-meter walls without belaying tick.
Jost Kobusch wants to climb Mount Everest Solo without any additional oxygen. In part 3 of our Instaview he talks about the cold in the Himalayas, the farewell to his chess opponent and a rock fall with consequences.
Hans Kammerlander wants to stop the "rape of the mountains", Robert Jasper wants to reduce the ecological footprint of the alpinists and Adam Ondra wants to pass on his love of nature to the indoor scene - climbing legends gave thought to the future of mountaineering at ISPO Munich.
Climbing has finally made it almost 30 years after the demonstration competition at the 1992 Olympic Winter Games in Albertville: in 2021, the world's climbing elite will be competing for Olympic gold in Tokyo. A boost for the sport - but also for manufacturers and retailers?