The High Road

YEAR: 2019
DURATION: 20 min

While the world’s best boulderers push standards close to the ground, Nina Williams’ sights are set higher. She is among the only women who climb elite-level problems that are 30, 40, even 50 feet tall -- with no rope. In this profile of an emerging starathlete, Nina Williams flexes herguns and tests her nerves well into the no-fall zone.