Chris Sharma to Try Dawn Wall Project on El CapChris Sharma is set to join Tommy Caldwell on his attempts on the well known 'Dawn Wall' project on El Capitan.
Chris Sharma is set to join Tommy Caldwell on his attempts on the well known ‘Dawn Wall’ project on El Capitan. Caldwell, one of the best big wall climbers in the world, has been trying to free climb this line for the last five years.
Not sure exactly what the goal is honestly – Tommy is the goal man! We are all just slaves… ha!
I think for the meantime just to finish all of the pitches is the goal. Got three more to go…
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