“I like to push limits. I like to do stuff that’s big and fast and explodes.”
Nate Ball is a mechanical engineer who invented ‘The Ascender,’ a rope-climbing device used by soldiers and rescue workers.
Nate is a daredevil. He free-runs up walls and trees because he loves the thrill of doing something scary… and succeeding.
Inventing the Ascender
Nate Ball uses a spectacular failure to learn how to build a life-saving device.
Secret: Free Runner
Nate Ball runs up walls, flips himself backwards, and eventually lands on his feet.
30 Second Science with Nate Ball
We give Nate Ball 30 seconds to describe his science and he says "Maybe I can give it another shot."
10 Questions for Nate Ball
We ask Nate Ball 10 questions and find out why he likes Iron Man.
About Nate Ball
Nate is a mechanical engineer and inventor. He is Co-Founder and Chief Technical Officer of the company Atlas Devices.