Yuji Hirayama - On the Road to Slovenia


Hirayama Yuji (平山ユージ) - On The Road To Slovenia from Rožle Bregar - kloc on Vimeo.

Japan's Yuji Hirayama is one of the world's strongest climbers. Not only has he completed sport climbs up to 5.15a, but he excels on big walls, as well—he and Hans Florine currently hold the speed record for the Nose on El Cap at 2:37:05. He has also won two World Cups in Kranj, Slovenia, in 1998 and 2000. Here, he talks about climbing in Slovenia.