At 19, Timmy left Philadelphia on a Greyhound bus to find a new family with climbers, kayakers and musicians. Since then he’s set world speed climbing records in Yosemite, established new routes in Patagonia, Venezuela and Greenland, and co-founded a non-profit dedicated to providing inspiration, opportunities and adaptive equipment to the disabled community. He currently works as an ophthalmic tech, endeavoring to cure blindness in Africa.
Lived for 60 days in a cave at Joshua Tree National Park, California
Speed ascent (3:24) of The Nose route, El Capitan, Yosemite, California
Climbed three Grade VI routes in 24-hours (the Northwest Face of Half Dome, South Face of Mt Watkins and the Nose on El Capitan, Yosemite, California.)
First alpine ascent of Torre Egger, Patagonia
First ascent of Tonta Suerte, West Face of Fitzroy, Patagonia
Seven-day ascent of El Capitan with older brother Sean, a T-12 paraplegic