Freddie Wilkinson

Age: 30, Years climbing: 18, Hometown: Madison, NH, Favorite product: MIURA


Do you clip bolts, plug cams, stack pads, or crush ice?

I like to freak out and run around the mountains with friends.

How long have you been an athlete with La Sportiva?

3 wonderful, blisterless years.

What are some of your lifetime climbing goals?

Climb lots of beautiful 6,000 and 7,000 meter peaks in Asia!

Do you have a claim to fame?

Well... ask my friends...

Do you have any vices?


What makes you tick as a climber and in the real world?

Being on a mission.

What drives you to climb? The money? The groupies? The fame? What?

The random adventures you have along the way.

What is your favorite movie?

The Right Stuff.

Do you have any nicknames? Explain:

FBOMB. I'm a pretty polite guy, but I've been known to say a few swear words.

What’s the longest you’ve gone without sleep? Why?

Maybe 40 - 50 hours. Probably it was in Patagonia. Depends how you define sleep.

If you had to be named after one of the 50 states, which would it be?

How about Hawaii?

What did you have for lunch yesterday?

The wing bar at Hannafords.

If you could hook up a thought monitor to your head, would you see pictures, hear words or would music be playing?

probably you'd see words.

What really scares you about climbing?

above freezing temps in the mountains.

If your life was made into a movie, what would it be called?

Modern Savage.

Where would you live if it could be anywhere in the world?

Madison New Hampshire.

Have no food or have no gasoline?

no gasoline.

Do you wish you had sexier feet?

Never really thought about that.