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Blow-torching Traversty
November 28, 2012, 07:18:56 pm
There's a lovely little video on 8a.nu called Vastervik Bouldering. Check out Carlo Traversi blow-torching holds around the 26.30 mark. I would post a photo but I don't have a clue of how to do it.

Needless to say - what a wanker. Does climbing hard blocs mean you don't have to worry about fucking the rock up for others? Or is it OK because the rock your trashing isn't in the US of A so you're not worried? What a great role-model........the stunted, buffant retard
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#1 Re: Blow-torching Traversty
November 28, 2012, 07:34:55 pm
wow brilliant. hopefully all the young punks will do the same.
(apparently he doesn't actually like traversing)

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#2 Re: Blow-torching Traversty
November 28, 2012, 07:56:13 pm

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#3 Blow-torching Traversty
November 28, 2012, 08:02:16 pm
Blowtorching? Have we travelled back to the nineties and no-one told me?

Actually, that would explain why people are grumbling about kneepads I suppose.

What a knob Traversi is. Everyone knows tampons work better anyway.

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#4 Re: Blow-torching Traversty
November 28, 2012, 08:08:29 pm
Or tinfoil obvs.


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#5 Re: Blow-torching Traversty
November 28, 2012, 08:11:07 pm
That's criminal, people don't think the same tho. Why someone would put it in a bouldering film is beyond me, but most things are

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#6 Re: Blow-torching Traversty
November 28, 2012, 08:19:38 pm
Quote from his website 'testament': "Carlo embodies the modern bouldering ideal dick"

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#7 Re: Blow-torching Traversty
November 28, 2012, 09:03:11 pm
He popped up here pretty fast last time people were giving him crap. Googling himself perhaps?

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#8 Re: Blow-torching Traversty
November 28, 2012, 09:50:40 pm
Blowtorching? Have we travelled back to the nineties and no-one told me?

Actually, that would explain why people are grumbling about kneepads I suppose.

What a knob Traversi is. Everyone knows tampons work better anyway.

Fuckin rite Stu...

FFS....

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#9 Re: Blow-torching Traversty
November 28, 2012, 10:03:10 pm


What's worse is he's using kneebars too.

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#10 Re: Blow-torching Traversty
November 28, 2012, 10:06:07 pm
Webiste is http://carlotraversi.com/category/blog/, feel free to give him shit

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#11 Re: Blow-torching Traversty
November 28, 2012, 10:25:32 pm
He popped up here pretty fast last time people were giving him crap. Googling himself perhaps?

No. I left a comment on his blog asking if his sponsors found rape jokes funny too. And a link to the UKB thread. To his credit, he did respond promptly.

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#12 Re: Blow-torching Traversty
November 28, 2012, 10:30:30 pm
I see tick marks too.

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#13 Re: Blow-torching Traversty
November 28, 2012, 10:46:07 pm
I see tick marks too.

hardly on the same level really is it?

i saw this video a bit ago and thought it seemed a bit extreme, assumed it might be local practice, perhaps not. even if it is acceptable on a local level it seems entirely stupid having it on the net.

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#14 Re: Blow-torching Traversty
November 28, 2012, 10:49:31 pm
I see tick marks too.

thankfully they can be washed off easily.

I saw the blue touching on a trailer for that and left s comment questioning it in the video itself. Not checked if there is a response yet though (and currently on my phone so to lazy to check).

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#15 Re: Blow-torching Traversty
November 28, 2012, 10:54:58 pm
Blue touching?!

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#16 Re: Blow-torching Traversty
November 28, 2012, 10:55:59 pm
Reckon they could do a video of a famous climber being jumped by a random animal for blowtorching holds like the gorilla video? Should be a series of them...

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#17 Re: Blow-torching Traversty
November 28, 2012, 11:09:20 pm
left s comment questioning it in the video itself. Not checked if there is a response yet though (and currently on my phone so to lazy to check).

no response that i can see.

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#18 Re: Blow-torching Traversty
November 28, 2012, 11:10:37 pm
Blue touching?!


:oops: forgot to check the predictive text.

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#19 Re: Blow-torching Traversty
November 28, 2012, 11:18:17 pm
Admitting to viewing a blue touching video is no shame  ;D

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#20 Re: Blow-torching Traversty
November 28, 2012, 11:41:56 pm
 :slap:

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#21 Re: Blow-torching Traversty
November 29, 2012, 12:32:33 pm
He doesn't do himself any favours does he. What a choad.

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#22 Re: Blow-torching Traversty
November 29, 2012, 12:52:58 pm
And he deletes adverse comments on his website

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#23 Re: Blow-torching Traversty
November 29, 2012, 01:09:47 pm
I posted a comment on Vimeo and encourage others to do so. It's important, I don't want that climbers start thinking that it's a brave and humble behaviour.

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#24 Re: Blow-torching Traversty
November 29, 2012, 02:39:46 pm
I've commented on the video.
Shameful behaviour