Alex Honnold Strips Down for ESPN’s ‘Body Issue’

Climber Alex Honnold explains how he trained his body to be a world-class climber, then shows off his ripped physique for world-class photographers.

It seems Alex Honnold has been everywhere these days. Since the smashing success (and impressive feat of athleticism) of “Free Solo,” he’s been busy making the media rounds. And in this latest video, we get to see more of him than ever before.

Featured in ESPN’s Body Issue, Honnold strips down and shows off a body built for climbing. This video takes us behind the scenes at the body shoot and digs into how he has tuned his body for big walls and record-setting climbs.

Climber Alex Honnold
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