Yuji Hirayama and Hans Florine set a new speed record on the Nose of El Capitan in Yosemite. Leaving all the common practices and protections of climbing behind, they simo-climb mind-bendingly fast, stretching their lead-outs by 60, 80, even 150 feet at a time as the crowd screams, "GO!" from below. This is the Super Bowl, Olympics, and Boston Mararthon of rock climbing, all rolled into one. Here's how they broke the record at 2:43:33 on 2900 vertical feet of the world's finest rock.
Once again, Masters of Stone breaks through to the cutting edge of the sport. Harder, faster, bolder, newer, and more: six points of breakthrough in all, to enter the realm where human becomes super human. Masters of Stone.