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#1475 Re: Bring out your dabs
February 25, 2024, 10:28:43 am
Presumably he's run out of things to dab climb in Font  :blink:

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#1476 Re: Bring out your dabs
May 25, 2024, 01:19:52 pm
https://youtu.be/w9MKdalkt_M?feature=shared

Iím sure it can be nice to have a friend who is that supportive

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#1477 Re: Bring out your dabs
May 25, 2024, 09:25:39 pm
I donít see anything wrong with that, sometimes itís appropriate to do a close spot and that looks like one such occasion.

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#1478 Re: Bring out your dabs
May 25, 2024, 10:25:23 pm
I donít see anything wrong with that, sometimes itís appropriate to do a close spot and that looks like one such occasion.
I feel like this must be a joke but it's going over my head...

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#1479 Re: Bring out your dabs
May 25, 2024, 10:42:09 pm
Not at all, I just donít think heís assisting her and with her foot twisted like that youíd want to be caught before youíve generated and distance or speed. 

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#1480 Re: Bring out your dabs
May 26, 2024, 10:21:56 am
Wasn't all spotting like this in the 90s? Swear there are vids of Moon being spotted similarly. Was it the growth of pads that created the "dabbing/touching the climber is cheating and invalidates the ascent" zeitgeist?

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#1481 Re: Bring out your dabs
May 26, 2024, 10:50:42 am
I'm with Teaboy. Anything other than already having your hands on or within a t-shirt's-sag is going to be useless for spotting that.

Jake and Amy are pretty handy and know the rules. They made two of the most entertaining bouldering films on YouTube. Each still somehow at <1k views.

https://youtu.be/ZIqopZfbF1A?si=AkhywBmDjjGXR8fh

https://youtu.be/9gl9uyzr0Hg?si=dl_od-PGsG9ihuSH

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#1482 Re: Bring out your dabs
May 26, 2024, 12:20:03 pm
Wasn't all spotting like this in the 90s? Swear there are vids of Moon being spotted similarly. Was it the growth of pads that created the "dabbing/touching the climber is cheating and invalidates the ascent" zeitgeist?

instantly made me think of this old clip, which I have lodged in my memory purely because of the spotting (well, and maybe Katzy's hair). The wonderwall spotting later on is much the same.

https://youtu.be/anlpM-8Ggbw?si=Y57JK93h_Kyq097Y&t=58

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#1483 Re: Bring out your dabs
May 26, 2024, 05:37:13 pm
Wasn't all spotting like this in the 90s? Swear there are vids of Moon being spotted similarly.

Itís like when VAR started ordering penalties to be retaken because the keeper was off their line and you look back the most important penalty saves in history and realise that most of them shouldnít have counted either.


Jake and Amy are pretty handy and know the rules.

https://youtu.be/ZIqopZfbF1A?si=AkhywBmDjjGXR8fh

They donít the know what ďfeature lengthĒ means though  ;)

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#1484 Re: Bring out your dabs
May 26, 2024, 05:48:48 pm
The most egregious bit is before the foot lock.. anyone who thinks that's legit is hepped up on goofballs. A tiny amount of pressure can make a surprising amount of difference on some moves. I remember trying a boulder in the gramps where I could do the crux semi consistently with a finger gently on my back but maybe 1 in 20 without.

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#1485 Re: Bring out your dabs
May 27, 2024, 02:42:21 pm
I'm with Teaboy. Anything other than already having your hands on or within a t-shirt's-sag is going to be useless for spotting that.

Jake and Amy are pretty handy and know the rules. They made two of the most entertaining bouldering films on YouTube. Each still somehow at <1k views.

https://youtu.be/ZIqopZfbF1A?si=AkhywBmDjjGXR8fh

https://youtu.be/9gl9uyzr0Hg?si=dl_od-PGsG9ihuSH

Is the tree in? 26:52

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#1486 Re: Bring out your dabs
May 27, 2024, 09:05:43 pm
That's a beaut. Go slo mo and you can see his foot vibrate from the impact.

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#1487 Re: Bring out your dabs
May 27, 2024, 09:16:25 pm
I'm with Teaboy. Anything other than already having your hands on or within a t-shirt's-sag is going to be useless for spotting that.

Jake and Amy are pretty handy and know the rules. They made two of the most entertaining bouldering films on YouTube. Each still somehow at <1k views.

https://youtu.be/ZIqopZfbF1A?si=AkhywBmDjjGXR8fh

https://youtu.be/9gl9uyzr0Hg?si=dl_od-PGsG9ihuSH
I know Iím bit outside youth culture these days but how does someone running round the woods in a rapists mask add to a climbing film.

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#1488 Re: Bring out your dabs
May 28, 2024, 01:14:14 pm
I really canít see an issue here. She is in a roof and her partner is ensuring she doesnít take a hideous back splat. Personally I would be happy with anyone spotting me like that on that kind problem.

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#1489 Re: Bring out your dabs
May 28, 2024, 01:41:54 pm
Having done the boulder without such a close spot, but having received a similar dabby spot whilst working the moves out, for me there was a difference in the difficulty of the moves to be honest, it was much easier to keep the hips in etc.

Whether spotting like this is acceptable though I think is more down to personal preference and ethics, and as long as this lady is happy with her ascent I don't really see a problem.

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#1490 Re: Bring out your dabs
May 28, 2024, 02:17:11 pm
It's a hard call, on one hand should she be ritually humiliated online by a gang of SJW's, or on the other, quietly taken off to the Gulag for her crimes?

 

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