Elite climber Emil Abrahamsson shares his struggles and breakthroughs in Training, Nutrition, Tactics, and Mental Game
Emil is an incredibly strong boulderer with a particular talent for compression and sloper problems, along with harnessing dynamic movement. He has sent loads of the world’s toughest blocks, flashing up to V12 and redpointing up to V15, which he accomplished on the Dave Graham test piece, Story of Two Worlds. He documented that process beautifully on his YouTube Channel – which has over 100k subscribers and is growing fast. He has a real talent for bringing us viewers into his process, riding the rollercoaster of emotions from beginning to end. He also creates fantastic training content, most famous of which is probably the No Hang Protocol video he put out a couple years ago and went viral. Emil really exemplifies the intangible traits that make elite climbers who they are – an incredible work ethic, unstoppable passion, and seemingly unlimited psych to dig deeper and try harder than even seems possible.
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