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Tommy Caldwell was born on August 11, 1978 and is 43 years old now.
Birthday: August 11, 1978
How Old - Age: 43
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Tommy Caldwell - Biography
Tommy Caldwell (born August 11, 1978) is an American rock climber accomplished in sport climbing, hard traditional climbing, big-wall speed climbing, and big-wall free climbing. Caldwell made the first free ascents of several El Capitan routes in Yosemite National Park.
Caldwell accidentally sawed off much of his left index finger with a table saw in 2001. Doctors were able to reattach the severed portion, but Caldwell decided he didn’t want the useless finger, which doctors said he would never be able to use to climb with again, and the damaged part of the finger was later permanently removed.
In January 2015, Caldwell and Kevin Jorgeson completed the first free climb of the Dawn Wall of El Capitan in Yosemite National Park. Their 19-day ascent of the Dawn Wall was considered by some as the hardest successful rock climb in history, although it was surpassed the following year when Czech climber Adam Ondra free climbed the Dawn Wall in 8 days.
Caldwell appeared in the documentary Free Solo, released in September 28, 2018, about Alex Honnold's free solo ascent up El Capitan in Yosemite National Park. In the documentary, Caldwell is seen working with Honnold to prepare for the climb, and is interviewed about Honnold and rock climbing.
Caldwell and Beth Rodden married in 2003, and subsequently divorced in 2010. In 2010 he met photographer Rebecca Pietsch. They married in 2012. The couple have a son, Fitz, and a daughter, Ingrid Wilde, and live in Estes Park, Colorado.