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‘Free Solo’ Breaks Barriers at Hamptons Doc Fest

A decade ago, Jimmy Chin met Alex Honnold before an international expedition to Borneo — the climber’s first. He had seemingly come out of nowhere, a free soloist who had just ticked Half Dome and Moonlight Buttress off his list — two climbs in Yosemite and Zion National Parks, respectively, that seemed futuristic at the time.

In fact, they would seem futuristic if he did them yesterday.

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