Alex Honnold Breaks Down Iconic Rock Climbing Scenes | GQ Sports

Watch on YouTube

Show annotations

Download is disabled.

8,545,523

106,866

2,396

Genre: Entertainment

Family friendly? Yes

Wilson score: 0.9772

Rating: 4.9123 / 5

Engagement: 1.28%

GQ Sports

Subscribe | 338K

Shared February 18, 2019

Professional rock climber and free-solo ascent master Alex Honnold breaks down rock climbing clips from both real life and film, including 'Mission Impossible II,' 'Point Break,' 'Star Trek V,' 'Failure to Launch,' 'Dark Knight Rises,' 'Vertical Limit' and 'Cliffhanger'

With GQ Sports, the real action is off the field. Get an all-access pass to the world's coolest, most stylish athletes like Baker Mayfield, Jimmy Butler, Kyrie Irving, Odell Beckham, Jr., and Lewis Hamilton with original series like My Essentials, Actually Me, Tattoo Tour, On the Rocks, and Collected. Watch a GQ editor try his hand at pro sports in Above Average Joe. And get an all-access look into how athletes shop, train, travel, and showcase their love of style, menswear, and sneakers.

Alex Honnold Breaks Down Iconic Rock Climbing Scenes | GQ Sports


Phillip Lavrador

“He died, that sucks”
-Alex

3 months ago | [YT] | 2,058

sock it jeff

His pinky finger is probably stronger than my dominant leg

3 months ago (edited) | [YT] | 4,537

Rhaegal

If this guy fingers your girl it’s all over for you

4 months ago | [YT] | 4,099

MoreTplease

This man literally talks about how he has almost died multiple times and is like “so awesome”

4 months ago | [YT] | 2,139

Mercédesz Csilla Szűcs

imagine this dude flicking your forehead with his finger
skull fracture

6 months ago | [YT] | 989

Tupdike

This man has the eyes of a golden retriever

6 months ago | [YT] | 1,767

Bargins Galore

Shows literally just a wall of gray rock
Alex: oh yeah that’s this specific part of this one mountain across the world

6 months ago | [YT] | 4,571

losgryfog

his hands are the size of cartoon character gloves

4 months ago | [YT] | 1,312

James Rodriguez

He looks like he’s wearing hands on his hands

11 months ago (edited) | [YT] | 13,228

Douglas Harley

dude's got no scars on his hands!...because his hands are petrified prehistoric ape paws that are utterly impervious to damage.

3 months ago | [YT] | 595

Jabber 1974

The rock doesn’t damage his hands, his hands damage the rock.

2 months ago | [YT] | 303

Hayden Cook

He was literally built for climbing. He's got the hands of a massive arm wrestler and the body of scrawny teen. He's such an amazing climber. The stuff he does blows my mind.

4 months ago | [YT] | 713

Birch Bellehumeur

He looks exactly how a professional rock climber would look like.

3 months ago | [YT] | 436

Max Hickman

”A lot of my friends worked on point break, I’ve seen the film but I fell asleep through it cuz it’s not that great of a film” 😂😂😂

2 weeks ago | [YT] | 25

Dylan Williford

"Oh well he just died, that sucks." - Expert analysis of a professional rock climber.

2 months ago | [YT] | 228

marcus knox

This dudes mom must never be able to relax... lol

2 months ago | [YT] | 176

Kevin Ruby

"Oh, he just died, that sucks..." snort

4 months ago | [YT] | 593

icykickflip

it's like they didn't tell him he's being filmed

3 months ago | [YT] | 198

Condor1970

Funny how a science fiction film, "STAR TREK V" gets the highest marks for being the MOST realistic. LOL

1 month ago | [YT] | 54

nickleonardthomas

Alex: "Nobody solos like that on sandstone"
Alex 2 seconds later: "This one time in Africa..."

2 months ago | [YT] | 131