Watch the trailer for Alex Honnold’s Free Solo

I’ve posted about the remarkable solo climber Alex Honnold before, detailing how he uses visualization techniques to train his mind to become immune to fear. The folks at National Geographic and the producer of the 2015 film Meru (Amazon) Jimmy Chin have teamed up to document Honnold’s climb of El Capitan, the vertical granite rock […]

Take The Ball, Pass The Ball: trailer for documentary on Barcelona’s Guardiola years

Watching FC Barcelona from 2008 to 2012 was like watching a performance art piece. The way coach and former Barcelona player Josep “Pep” Guardiola had the Blaugrana pass and move, with the added dynamics of Lionel Messi, Xavi, and Iniesta was just extraordinary. “I don’t like it when a player says, ‘I like freedom; I want […]

Bird’s eye view

“It was a moment of seeing from the bird’s-eye view rather than from our usual close-up perspective. Or, in other words, it was a moment of non-robotic consciousness.” 🔗 — Wells Baum (@wells_baum) September 7, 2018 And this is why humans want wings. Video courtesy Elite Falconry. Check their Instagram feed for more.