Athletes

No Climbing For Six Months? Time to Write a Book!

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September 07 2017

In January of 2017, I had an operation to remove several abdominal tumors. The operation was successful and the tumors were non malignant. The downside, for me, was the lengthy recovery period.

Athletes, Climbing Stories, Climbing

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My Most Embarrassing Climbing ​STORY

The air became thin; sky turned black, the chilling wind stampeded over the mountain tops as freezing hail pelted us. As the lightning struck, we were stuck on the summit of Pingora as the gumbies after us top roped through our only rap station. "YOU DON'T KNOW HOW TO WHAT?!"[...]

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