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A Question of Risk: Joe Kinder

Wednesday, September 7, 2016
BD athlete, 5.14 climber and route developer Joe Kinder discusses the emotional risks of high-end sport climbing in this installment of our video series on risk.

In the fourth installment of our discussions with some of the world's best climbers and skiers on the topic of risk, we sat down with rock climber Joe Kinder to talk about the unique risks inherent to his climbing passions. While most might not think of difficult sport climbing as a generally risky pursuit, Joe provides great insight into the emotional risks that are a huge component of climbing at the highest level. To check out the previous episodes of our Question of Risk series, click the links below. 

Episode 1: Alex Honnold

Episode 2: Samuel Anthamatten

Episode 3: Conrad Anker