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By Tommy Caldwell

A dramatic, inspiring memoir via mythical rock climber Tommy Caldwell, the 1st individual to loose climb the sunrise Wall of Yosemite’s El Capitan   

"If you must be encouraged through a good chief, so one can believe what it takes to do what not anyone proposal attainable, with the intention to be absorbed by way of a heroic journey--Tommy Caldwell's tale is among the most sensible you may ever wish to find.” – Jim Collins, writer of Good to Great

On January 14, 2015, Tommy Caldwell, with his companion, Kevin Jorgeson, summited what's broadly considered as the toughest climb in history—Yosemite’s approximately vertical 3,000-foot sunrise Wall, after nineteen days at the course. Caldwell’s odds-defying feat used to be the fruits of a whole life of pushing himself to his limits as an athlete.

This engrossing memoir chronicles the adventure of a boy with a fanatical mountain-guide father who was firm to instill longevity in his son to a teenager whose obsessive nature drove him to the pinnacle of the sport-climbing circuit. Caldwell’s affinity for event then led him to the vertigo-inducing and little understood global of massive wall loose mountaineering. yet his evolution as a climber was once now not with out demanding situations; in his early twenties, he was once held hostage by way of militants in a harrowing ordeal within the mountains of Kyrgyzstan. quickly after, he misplaced his left index finger in an coincidence. Later his spouse, and major mountain climbing associate, left him. Caldwell emerged from those hardships with a renewed feel of function and resolution. He set his attractions on loose hiking El Capitan’s largest, steepest, blankest face—the sunrise Wall. This epic attack took greater than seven years, in which time Caldwell redefined the game, chanced on love back, and have become a father.

The Push is an arresting tale of concentration, force, motivation, persistence, and transformation, a e-book that may entice a person trying to conquer worry and doubt, domesticate perseverance, flip failure into development, and locate reference to family members and with the traditional world.

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