"...about overcoming fear, and that you must take small steps to overcome your fears or you will simply verify your natural fears and confirm them rather than being able to overcome them."
Alain Robert aka The French Spiderman
Speed Climbing/solo - Dan Osman
Book of Cambridge University climbers of the 1930's.
Google search, youtube.com, flickr.com etc all the above..
also Parkour/Free Running and Buildering.