Dean Potter

American climber
Dean Spaulding Potter was an American free climber, alpinist, BASE jumper, and highliner. He completed many hard first ascents, free solo ascents, speed ascents, and enchainments in Yosemite National Park and Patagonia. In 2015, he died in a... Wikipedia
Born: April 14, 1972, Fort Leavenworth
Died: May 16, 2015, Yosemite National Park, CA
Height: 1.96 m (6 ft 5 in)
Spouse: Steph Davis (m. 2002–2010)
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How did Dean Potter death?
Death. On May 16, 2015, Potter and Graham Hunt died attempting a proximity wingsuit flight from Taft Point above Yosemite Valley. The route they were attempting, which they had flown before, required them to clear a small notch in a rocky ridge line.
Who died with Dean Potter?
Extreme athlete Dean Potter and his climbing partner, Graham Hunt, were killed Saturday after jumping from a cliff about 3,500 feet above the park's valley floor. Professional climber Alex Honnold, who knew both men, confirmed Monday that their bodies were found in a notch below Taft Point.
What happened to Dean Potter's dog whisperer?
Editor's note: On May 16, 2015, Dean Potter and Graham Hunt died tragically during a proximity wingsuit flight in Yosemite. (Potter's dog, Whisper, was not with him.)
Who died in free solo?
Sanni McCandless, left, and Alex Honnold had their relationship on display in 2018's “Free Solo.” Leclerc died in March 2018 after climbing a first ascent outside Juneau, Alaska, with a local named Ryan Johnson.
Dean Spaulding Potter (April 14, 1972 – May 16, 2015) was an American free climber, alpinist, BASE jumper, and highliner. ... He completed many hard first ascents ...
Known for: Rock climbing, Alpinism, BASE jumping, highlining, FreeBASE (climbing style)
Nationality: American
Cause of death: Wingsuit flying crash
Died: May 16, 2015 (aged 43); Yosemite National Park, California, U.S
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May 17, 2015 · Dean Potter died Saturday night with Graham Hunt while attempting a wingsuit flight from Yosemite's Taft Point.
Jun 11, 2015 · Dean Potter, a 43-year-old professional climber and jumper, considered one of the world's best in a wing suit, stood a few feet from Graham Hunt ...
May 3, 2022 · Dean Potter · As a climber, Potter was primarily known for his free solos, as well numerous speed ascents, particularly in Yosemite National Park ...
May 17, 2015 · Potter, 43, was one of the most innovative, energizing, and controversial figures in modern climbing. He broke barriers in speed and solo ...
May 18, 2015 · Rock climbers Dean Potter and Graham Hunt, who died in a BASE-jumping accident at Yosemite National Park on Saturday, were attempting to ...
May 18, 2015 · Yet again, Dean Potter was hurtling through the air. A dead tree stood on the ground below him, a strange tug at the space between his ...
May 22, 2015 · Similar contempt appeared this week after the death of Dean Potter, a pioneering rock climber who had been Base jumping for over a decade, ...