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#8625 Re: significant repeats
July 08, 2019, 06:44:36 pm
LOL!!

Anyone know the rough proportion of interviews / films / articles with Steve Mac where he claims to not be a trad climber, versus the number where he claims that everyone knows him as a sport climber but really he's always been a trad climber?? Probably pretty equal.

Up there with the number of films where Daniel Woods pretends he’s never been sport climbing before.

Beat me to it. There's nothing like chatting bollocks to make you sound humble whilst simultaneously effectively claiming to be even better than people think you are.

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#8626 Re: significant repeats
July 08, 2019, 10:25:39 pm
And Steve’s weak but I guess you can get away with that a bit more on trad.
He’s only weak because he doesn’t train.

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#8627 Re: significant repeats
July 10, 2019, 11:16:23 am

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#8628 Re: significant repeats
July 10, 2019, 11:30:45 am
Great stuff.

Onsighting is goooood mmmmkay  :w00t:

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#8629 Re: significant repeats
July 10, 2019, 02:22:52 pm
I guess it depends whatever floats your boat, but for me this is the most inspiring bit of news in a long time. Vert 8a on that rock means pulling on some utter toss holds and standing on some v tenuous feet. Making it up as you go. Looking for the gear. Taking a hand off to fiddle with yer rack whilst hanging onto some bag o shite. Jaysuz!

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#8630 Re: significant repeats
July 10, 2019, 02:49:36 pm
Pretty damn amazing ascent. Modesty levels hit terminal velocity......

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#8631 Re: significant repeats
July 10, 2019, 03:36:04 pm
Yeah feel bad for saying 8a is piss for Steve. What I guess I
Meant but didn’t in any way write was 8a should be piss for Steve but on gear and runout with route reading etc etc this is amazing.

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#8632 Re: significant repeats
July 13, 2019, 08:34:55 pm
Anna Taylor joins the small list of UK women to climb E8 with Disorderly Conduct at Reecastle https://www.instagram.com/p/BzqgwSPjLOZ/?igshid=1vl99ah5toz57

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#8633 Re: significant repeats
July 18, 2019, 09:10:58 pm
Ashima has flashed an 8b+, not sure of the name from her ig post

https://www.instagram.com/p/B0EgqZkp0JF/?igshid=dp73epnwe199

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#8635 Re: significant repeats
August 07, 2019, 11:40:07 am
Ooooh. Hubble is still quite hard isn't it??


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#8637 Re: significant repeats
August 07, 2019, 11:54:30 am
Brilliant news!
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#8638 Re: significant repeats
August 07, 2019, 03:44:11 pm

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#8639 Re: significant repeats
August 08, 2019, 08:16:29 am
Fantastic Pete 💪

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#8640 Re: significant repeats
August 08, 2019, 08:36:37 am
Superb effort Pete! Pisses it in the video, amazing!  :strongbench: :strongbench:

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#8641 Re: significant repeats
August 09, 2019, 09:36:41 am
LOL!!

Anyone know the rough proportion of interviews / films / articles with Steve Mac where he claims to not be a trad climber, versus the number where he claims that everyone knows him as a sport climber but really he's always been a trad climber?? Probably pretty equal.

Up there with the number of films where Daniel Woods pretends he’s never been sport climbing before.

Beat me to it. There's nothing like chatting bollocks to make you sound humble whilst simultaneously effectively claiming to be even better than people think you are.

Tried to listen to the Enormocast episode with Jacob Cook just now but was instantly repelled by another example of this- as soon as the interview stars he tells the host that before he went to Indian Creek in Spring 2015 “I didn’t know what a hand jam was. Well, I knew what it was supposed to look like but I didn’t know how to do one” A quick look at his blog confirms that the previous year he’d not only climbed the “Staffordshire Nose” in then-record time but also fucking Astroman.

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#8642 Re: significant repeats
August 09, 2019, 10:42:02 am
Tried to listen to the Enormocast episode with Jacob Cook just now but was instantly repelled by another example of this- as soon as the interview stars he tells the host that before he went to Indian Creek in Spring 2015 “I didn’t know what a hand jam was. Well, I knew what it was supposed to look like but I didn’t know how to do one” A quick look at his blog confirms that the previous year he’d not only climbed the “Staffordshire Nose” in then-record time but also fucking Astroman.

It does make me laugh.

Quote from: J Cook about Western Front, 1 Oct, 2014
Never thought I would solo this when I first lead it 2 years ago, amazing how much easier it is when you know how to jam



"Well done on climbing that 8A mate"
"Ah cheers, when I arrived at the crag this morning, I didn't even know what climbing was."

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#8643 Re: significant repeats
August 09, 2019, 05:14:54 pm
Haha! I'd be impressed if someone laybacked endurance corner. That's got to be in the mid eights.

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#8645 Re: significant repeats
August 13, 2019, 11:54:38 am
On form!

https://www.instagram.com/p/B1GLynZD8Ll/?igshid=8gq2zwv1u9ao

Ridiculous. Surely Overshadow/Northern Lights/Rainman on the radar this autumn...

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#8646 Re: significant repeats
August 13, 2019, 11:57:42 am
Hubble and Pilgrimage in a week! Classic British slime week !   :w00t:

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#8647 Re: significant repeats
August 13, 2019, 12:22:13 pm
On form!

https://www.instagram.com/p/B1GLynZD8Ll/?igshid=8gq2zwv1u9ao

Ridiculous. Surely Overshadow/Northern Lights/Rainman on the radar this autumn...

Judging by previous insta stories he's been on NL the other week.. I can imagine he'll rinse it. Impressive week!

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#8648 Re: significant repeats
August 13, 2019, 02:08:09 pm
Caught a glimpse of him on NL last Thursday, looked like there are good chances of him managing it this year  :dance1:

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#8649 Re: significant repeats
August 14, 2019, 09:32:47 am
Leg. End.