Alex Honnold

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Birthday
17, 1985
Birthplace
California
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
17, 1985 (age 33)
Birthplace
California

About

Notable as the first solo free climber of Yosemite National Park's Triple Crown, he is also famous for setting a speed record for his climb of Yosemite's Nose of El Capitan.

Before Fame

After briefly studying engineering at the University of California, Berkeley, he became a full-time rock climber.

Trivia

To save on living expenses and facilitate his climbing career, he made his personal van his permanent home.

Family Life

A native of Sacramento, California, he graduated at the top of his class from Mira Loma High School.

Associated With

He and Joe Simpson are both famous as a result of their rock climbing feats.