Sometimes the holds are so far apart that even if you’re a hydraulic-armed lockoff machine, you have to suck it up and jump. Here, nine airborne readers share photos of their favorite hops, leaps, and deadpoints from around the world.
Levi Parchen goes all-points-off for the finishing jug at Lolo Pass, Montana.
I’m small, so learning dynos when I first started was a big thing for me. And to be honest, I’ve never looked back.
Snagged this photo of myself on Deliverance (7b+/V8) at Stanage Plantation, UK, with a 30-second timer.
Brian Barry sticks the dyno on Icky Sticky (5.12a) at Forgotten Wall in Kaohsiung, Taiwan.
Josh Finkelstein makes the crux dyno on The Evictor (5.12+) in Eldorado Canyon, Colorado.
—Rob Kepley (@robkepley_photography)
Me sticking the dyno on Shosholoza in Rocklands, South Africa, this August.
In South Wales, UK, searching the Preseli Hills for the next great classic. The search still continues, but this 7a gave us a great picture.
— Simon Rawlinson
Two-year-old Ben goes for the dyno at Moonstone Beach, California.
Thanksgiving week brought enough pads and spotters to attempt the Fly Boy (V6) dyno in the Buttermilks, Bishop, California.
—Wayne B. Marci