I started climbing when I was in Boy Scouts but didn’t climb again until Vertical Rock opened 4 years ago. I use climbing as a social group, attending as a member of the MeetUp Community. I thought it would be fun group activity and also a good way to exercise that isn’t the typical ‘gym’ […]
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There are more American rock climbing gyms now than there’s ever been, and the popularity of indoor climbing doesn’t appear likely to slow down anytime soon.
Stumbled upon this pretty cool podcast episode on Training Beta. It features Natasha Barnes, a former climber and current-day chiropractor that has begun focusing on athlete training and injury prevention.
Alex Honnold is making the rounds again for doing things that Alex Honnold does. For non-climbers, climbing without a rope seems… suicidal. For climbers, Honnold’s latest task seemed … impossible. “Impossible,” and “suicidal”, these are just words people use to describe Honnold on an a daily basis.