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Kevin Jorgeson Interview

If What Kevin Jorgeson Just Accomplished Doesn't Inspire You, We Don't Know What Will

BY JIM CLASH

 

Jim Clash: How did you and Tommy Caldwell first become partners?

Kevin Jorgeson: Tommy and I had only climbed together one day. But he is a legend in the sport. In late 2008, a short film came out featuring this futuristic new big wall free climb project of Tommy’s. I saw the footage and was inspired. I cold e-mailed him out of nowhere and said, "I know I’m a pebble-wrestler – a boulderer – but if you need a partner, I’ll work hard. I’d love to join you up there." He said sure, so....

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