Watch: Daring, Ground-Up Ascents from Japanese Bouldering Phenom

“I could fall right into the ocean.” Toru Nakajima climbs tall boulders from the ground up without cleaning the holds, rehearsing the moves on a rope, and frequently without pads.

Toru Nakajima Puts the Bold in Bouldering! From The North Face, Nakajima explains his motivation for climbing in the film, “My Process.”