Divisionals for the ABS youth series was this weekend at Stone Summit. It was a lot of fun, and the problems were sweet. I took first both days of the comp. On the way home I held my traditional lock off comp that I stared last year in an airport. Every time I get on a train in an airport, the kind that take you from one terminal to another, I challenge fellow climber travelers to see who can hold a 90 degree lock off position, off of the bar that people are supposed to hold on to for balance, for the longest amount of time. Unfortunately, I lost to a male A climber who also happened to come in first at the comp. I hate sitting and I hate waiting, two things essential in an airport, so I love making up games and competitions to make things a little more interesting.
This summer came together much like most of the best things do, completely...