Tim Emmett

Tim Emmett

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Tim is a Professional Athlete, Speaker, and Coach. His goal for 2020 is to be the first person to climb a V12 Boulder, F9a Sport Climb and Mount Everest in the same year.

In February 2016 he climbed Interstellar Spice, the first Ice Climb in the world graded WI 12 at Helmcken Falls, Canada. In October 2015 he won the Redbull Whitecliffs climbing competition on the Isle of White, and In August 2016 he climbed the scary and runout traditionally protected climb The Path 5.14R (8b+), in Lake Louise, Canada. More recently in 2017, he repeated Superman 5.14c (8c+) in Squamish, BC, Canada. Tim has also appeared on numerous BBC programs including Top Gear.

He has established some of the hardest rock climbs in Cuba, Mongolia, and Wales. An Author, Speaker, and Wingsuit pilot, he works closely with the Mountain Hardwear design team and continues to push the boundaries of physical and mental performance.

On his first Himalayan trip in 2006 with Ian Parnell, Tim climbed a new route on the East Face on Kedar Dome (6840M) free, in Super Alpine style, and nominated for the Piolet D’Or (climbing’s equivalent to the Oscars). Tim achieved a podium position 4 times at the World Ice Climbing Championships. In 2010 Tim made the first ascent of Muy Caliente the first E10 in Wales.

Tim enjoys many other sports including Skiing, Snow Boarding, Free Diving, Skeleton, Bobsleigh, Kite Boarding, Mountain Biking, and Heli Boarding. Tim graduated with a degree in Marine Zoology and is the Patron of the charity “Breathtakers”.

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