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Climbing is Sexist

Wednesday, March 19th, 2014
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Sexism in climbing as a Performance Issue.

(I started the blog post a long time ago but didn’t finish it until this week)

A few months ago Kristin Horowitz penned a blog post titled “The Importance of a Good Emcee: Psicobloc Masters Series and Sexism” A  lengthy critique of the competition’s live webcast focusing on every flaw of the on-air hosts performances, including the sexism of the male host (more…)

The Top 5 Performance Mistakes Climber Make

Thursday, April 19th, 2012
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I’ve spent years observing how climbers approach the sport, and, for the most part, each could improve his or her performance by avoiding at least one of the following common mistakes. There are other, lesser mistakes to be sure, but in my experience if you become proficient in these skills you’ll be well on your way to realizing your potential as a climber.  (more…)