The Audacity of the World’s Most Daring Climber

Tommy Caldwell and Alex Honnold

Tommy Caldwell (Penguin Randomhouse)

Original Air Date: 
June 18, 2017
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Alex Honnold stunned the world by climbing the 3,000-foot El Capitan without a rope. So why take such a chance? Honnold disputes the notion that it’s “incredibly risky,” but his buddy - and fellow top climber - Tommy Caldwell says it’s like watching his friend play Russian roulette.