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Episode 9: Long Distance Projecting with Jon Cardwell

Episode 9: Long Distance Projecting with Jon Cardwell

In this episode I sit down with professional climber, routesetter, and youth coach, Jon Cardwell.  We discuss the emotional and physical toll that it takes to have a project a long way from home.  In Jon's case, that project was the famed Chris Sharma testpiece Biographie (5.15a), which happened to be over 5,000 miles from his home in Boulder, Co, and took a total of 9 years and hundreds of attempts.  That's serious dedication.  

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