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Will Gadd Topping Out at 2018 Ouray Ice Festival

50 years old and still crushing it!

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“As Conrad [Anker] mentioned, Will said, ‘If I’m still competing at 50 I’ll be here.’ And he is here!” says Timmy O’Neill—co-commentator with Conrad Anker at the 2018 Ouray Ice Festival—in the video above.

Gadd looks incredibly smooth and, after he hits the top and throws back the celebratory shot of liquor, lets loose a roar that will surely put a smile on your face.  Though he didn’t podium, Gadd finished fifth and was one of only five competitors to send the mixed competition route.


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