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The Push : A Climber's Journey of Endurance, Risk and Going Beyond Limits to Climb the Dawn Wall, Paperback / softback Book

The Push : A Climber's Journey of Endurance, Risk and Going Beyond Limits to Climb the Dawn Wall Paperback / softback

Paperback / softback


THE STORY BEHIND THE HARDEST CLIMB IN HISTORY & ACCLAIMED DOCUMENTARY 'DAWN WALL' 'Heart-stopping, absorbing' Daily Mail'The most daring free climber on the planet' The TimesIn 2015 climber Tommy Caldwell took on the hardest challenge of his life, spending 19 days freeclimbing Yosemite's vertical, 3000-foot Dawn Wall - regarded as the most difficult climb in history and a route nobody had ever done before. This odds-defying feat was the culmination of seven years planning and a lifetime of determination. Here, he recounts how he got there, the falls and setbacks - being held hostage, losing his index finger, the break-up of his marriage - the summits conquered and the fears overcome. Fans of Free Solo and Dawn Wall, and climbers and non-climbers alike, will be gripped by this story of drive, focus and achieving the impossible. __________'The Push is not simply a book about rock climbing' Guardian'Probably the greatest living athlete most people have never heard of' Telegraph'Arguably the best all-round rock climber on the planet' National Geographic'A real page-turner . . . captivating and deeply moving' Climb magazine'Captivating and unfailingly honest' Jon Krakauer, author of Into the Wild and Into Thin Air


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