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Any housebound folks looking for something to watch, I'm strongly recommend Free Solo. https://www.imdb.com/title/tt7775622/

In terms of "Greatest Athletes of All Time", I'd put this guy on any top 5 list. Probably the greatest single athletic achievement of in history.

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Great movie. I got more out of it from a psychological perspective. It really gets inside the guy's head and it's not pretty.


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I've watched part of it, mainly for the whole rock climbing. I should find time to sit down and just watch it all.

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My wife and I enjoyed it too.


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Originally Posted by Leo99
Great movie. I got more out of it from a psychological perspective. It really gets inside the guy's head and it's not pretty.


yeah, clearly he is not wired like a normal person--and the movie rightly focuses on that aspect of it to a large degree. I find that part fascinating as well. But I actually think it overshadows a bit what a ridiculous athletic achievement it is as well. Hard to separate the two given the nature of climbing, but it's an unreal feat.

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Several months ago Hulu, started it because a staffer pick. Had little idea what it was going to be about. Very much enjoyed it. Dude is an interesting guy to say the least.

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Highly recommended. Made my palms sweat.


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Certainly one of the best movies I have ever seen.


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I got queasy watching the trailer from my recliner!

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