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New record on The Nose

 On its FB page, North Face, sponsor of Alex Honnold, announced the new speed record on The Nose. Alex Honnold and Hans Florine made it to the top in 2:23:51, beating by 13 minutes the previous record, established in 2010 by Dean Potter and Sean Leary.
On June 15, the New York Times dedicated an article to Alex Honnold; a proof of his rising fame also outside of the climbing community. Link to the article
The Nose: records
June 17, 2012 – 2:23:51 Alex Honnold and Hans Florine
November 2010 – 2:36:45 Dean Potter and Sean Leary
October 2010 – 2:37:05 Yuji Hirayama and Hans Florine
October 2007 – 2:45:45 Thomas and Alexander Huber
September 2002 – 2:48:55 Hans Florine and Yuji Hirayama
2001 – 3:24:20 Dean Potter and Timmy O’Neill