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Sir Chris Bonington – Learn Your Craft

Chris Bonington talks about his passion and the secret to success.

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“I knew I’d found something that I loved. Going back to the start of my climbing, at the basis really of my rock climbing, which is the very core of what climbing and mountaineering is all about, there’s the sheer joy of having complete control of your body—and it’s the same with any athlete, I think—where you’re on a stretch of rock and it’s hard and it’s difficult and you’ve got complete coordination … It’s almost like a game of chess … You’re just focused totally on making those moves.”

——Sir Chris Bonington


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