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 The Big Wall Speed Climber!

Date of Birth: June 18, 1964

Residence: Moraga, CA

Height: 6ft. 1 in.

Profession: Big Wall Speed Climber

Known for : Fastest Ascent of The Nose, El  Capitan

2hrs, 23 mins 46 secs in 2012 w/ Alex Honnold

Status: Married

HANS FLORINE, 52, is an American Big Wall Speed Climber from California, who jointly holds the record with Alex Honnold for climbing the Nose of El Cap  in a mind blowing time of 2:23:46.  Listen as Hollywood Hans, as some prefer to call him, shares his story on how they were able to break the record that was previously set by the late Dean Potter and the late Sean Leary.  


Available on APPLE PODCAST

"It's not about making money for me. It's about breaking personal barriers on the most famous route in all of climbing." 


A film by Steve Rokks One Hundred Ascents chronicles Hans Florine, along with teammates, remarkable 100th ascent of The Nose on El Capitan on September 10, 2015.

Hans Florine Ted Talk - Hans Florine is a speed climber, professional speaker, author, and thought leader in speed and efficiency. Hans has repeatedly set and broken one of the most coveted speed records in the world, including the Nose of El Capitan, a 2,900-foot monolith in Yosemite Valley. In 2012, Hans, alongside climbing partner Alex Honnold, took the record again in 2 hours and 23 minutes, lowering the previous record by a full 13 minutes.



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