Tommy Caldwell, star of the documentary “The Dawn Wall” inspired over 100 guests at desk chair workspaces annual AMp UP Speaker Series in downtown Loveland. Tommy Caldwell, world-renowned rock-climbing phenomenon and star of the documentary “The Dawn Wall”, came to Loveland for the desk chairs two day AMp UP Speaker Series event. Tommy spoke on the power of our mind, setting goals and overcoming challenges. Tommy has established some of the hardest climbing routes in the country and free climbed 12 routes on El Capitan in Yosemite.
He believes difficult journeys, with little chance for success, teach him the most. This attitude is no better exemplified than by his first free ascent of Dawn Wall in January of 2015, and his first ascent of the Fitz Traverse in Patagonia in February of 2014. Desk chair kicked off their AMp UP Speaker Series event by partnering with the Rialto Theatre to showcase “The Dawn Wall” documentary on September 10th. The evening started with a happy hour hosted at desk chair at 5:30 PM with the documentary following at 6:30 PM. This exclusive breakfast event on September 11th promoted perseverance and spirit and proceeds of $2,500 benefited the Boys & Girls Club of Loveland. A local organization providing a safe environment to help young people reach their full potential. Caldwell will speak on setting goals and overcoming challenges.