Rock climber Alex Honnold at USC

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On January 31, 2018, the USC Performance Science Institute and USC's Marshall School of Business welcomed Alex Honnold, acclaimed free solo rock climber known for climbing the sheer face of Yosemite's El Capitán without the use of ropes or safety equipment. He spoke with Dr. Michael Gervais, a high performance sports psychologist and host of the podcast Finding Mastery, about mindset and relying on your skillsets when your life depends on it.

Dr. Glenn R. Fox, Head of Program Design, Strategy and Outreach, at the Performance Science Institute began the talk by introducing Alex Honnold and breaking down the science of emotion and what's unique about Alex Honnold's brain.

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The event was held at USC's Bovard Auditorium, ESI Video captured and streamed live on Facebook and Periscope. Utilizing the ATEM Television Studio to switch between 3 cameras and graphics, as well as OBS an open source streaming software to encode and distribute to multiple platforms. 

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The full talk is available to watch on the USC Marshall Facebook page, check it out!