A Day in the Life of Tommy Caldwell

Here’s a cool video from Cedar Wright showing how Tommy Caldwell trains for a big El Cap free route. Pretty inspiring, now if only I could find 8 to 10 hours a day to train…

A Day in The Life of Tommy Caldwell from Cedar Wright on Vimeo.

5 Responses to A Day in the Life of Tommy Caldwell

  1. Tommy’s a beast.

    Anybody notice that they weren’t carrying pads up to Chaos? I’m assuming they were using stashed pads. I thought that was becoming more and more of an issue with the Park Service. Just a “hmmm” thought.

    Mike September 25, 2009 at 12:27 pm
    • Tommy doesn’t need pads, he doesn’t fall!

      BJ Sbarra September 25, 2009 at 2:45 pm
  2. It might be better to shut off the music so we can actually hear what Tommy is saying.

    Paul September 30, 2009 at 8:17 pm
  3. The man is a power house to be sure! He probably knows every climb by heart, no pads required!!

    Macca October 1, 2009 at 5:35 pm
  4. Tommy certainly is a beast. As far as the pad situation goes, I would hope that the camera crew, Cedar Wright, or other climbers carried in a few pads.

    Having a pad on your back really ruins the aesthetic of the hiking footage used in this video. But who knows, maybe they did use stashed pads *shrugs*

    Dan August 10, 2010 at 8:32 pm
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