Obviously isn’t wired like the rest of us.
He climbed up a 3,000 ft rock face with no rope in less than four hours. One of the most difficult and daunting climbs in the world, he conquered with 100% precision. Without a rope, anything less than 100% means death.
But his tolerance for fear isn’t the only unique thing about his upbringing. In his 20’s he systematically introduced vegetables into his diet because he realized everyone eats vegetables. Also, at age 23 he taught himself to hug, again because everyone else was doing it. As a kid, he never received a hug or heard the words “I love you.”
While it’s easy to be jealous of someone’s radical athletic prowess, high status job or incredible looks, you can never have it all. Everyone has their bumps in the road, their missing pieces.