Breaking the Speed Record on the Nose

The speed record of the Nose on El Capitan is one of the most alluring and sought after records in all of climbing, even for a sport that isn’t inherently competitive. For years the world’s best climbers have been trading the record back in forth, with mere seconds separating the record at times. Watch as Brad Gobright and Jim Reynolds top the time set by Alex Honnold and Hans Florine.