Blister Speaker Series 2.5: Tommy Caldwell

03.03.2020 - By BLISTER Podcast

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Last week at our monthly Blister Speaker Series at Western Colorado University, in Gunnison, Tommy Caldwell spoke in front of a packed auditorium about speed climbing & setting the speed record on the Nose with Alex Honnold; strength vs. experience; how he focuses on climbing projects while also having more disparate responsibilities than ever; and how and why he’s become increasingly involved with environmental causes; and more. TOPICS & TIMES:Breaking the Nose Speed Record (4:25)Thoughts on speed climbing (6:20)The film, “Free Solo” (7:27)Tommy’s book, “The Push” (10:50)Bandwidth & Focus (14:11)Strength vs. Experience (21:05)Getting involved in environmental activism (22:30)Protect Our Winters & a Call to Action (25:55)Audience questions (31:20) See for privacy and opt-out information.

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