Lynn Hill

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Birthday
3, 1961
Birthplace
Detroit, MI
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
3, 1961 (age 58)
Birthplace
Detroit, MI

About

Legendary competitive rock climber of the late 1980s and early 1990s. Her claim to fame was making the first free ascent of The Nose on Yosemite Valley's El Capitan.

Before Fame

A gymnast early in life, she nearly broke several weight lifting world records and also ran competitively.

Trivia

In 2002, she penned the autobiography Climbing Free: My Life in the Vertical World.

Family Life

She was married to Russ Raffa from 1988 to 1991. She then began a relationship with Brad Lynch in 2004.

Associated With

Both she and Tommy Caldwell have free climbed Yosemite Valley's The Nose.