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Climbing Maple Bridge in Oregon
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John Long: Channel Surfing
As far back as I could remember I’d wondered which of mankind’s faiths and illusions I could choose as my sustaining light, and I’d chosen the greatest existential pathology of them all: that if I worked hard enough, and smartly enough, my greatest challenges would someday flow effortlessly under my hands like glassy Malibu swells.
Tahoe Moderates
I was gambling: two kings face down in front of me, and a third in the middle of the table, along with two spades and half my chips. I shoved my remaining $150 into the middle. Of course my opponent called and turned over two more spades. Climbing photographers aren’t the highest-paid people in the world, so a $540 pot was plenty to fire my adrenal glands into hyperdrive.
Kai Lightner Reflects on Competitions, Bouldering and the Future
Kai Lightner of Fayetteville, North Carolina, is one of America's most promising sport climbers. Eight-time youth national champion, the sixteen-year-old competed in his first adult national championship this year in Watertown, Massachusetts. He took first place as the competition's youngest athlete.
A Sport for All Ages
At this the most lovely old man got up at the furthest and humblest end of the hall, as he had got up on all similar occasions for the past half-century.
Revolution Uzi Crash Pad Review
Revolution Uzi, $99 I wanted to like this pad. It's hip and compact, with two no-fuss Velcro closures running the length of the pad's side and bottom t...

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