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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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For Those Who Refuse To Work The Moves... Do You Know Where Your Limits Lie?

For Those Who Refuse To Work The Moves... Do You Know Where Your Limits Lie?

here is still something so satisfying about doing a hard route first try with no prior knowledge, testing all of your skills on the fly, requiring you to pull tricks out of your bag at a moments notice.  However, there is something about redpointing that goes much deeper.

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