For as long as I can remember, I have always wanted to excel at whatever sport I happened to be psyched on at the time. Inline Skating, Rugby, Skiing – they were all the same... I was fairly good to begin with, and I improved quickly with practice. I loved each of them, and a big part of what I loved was being good! This may sound a tiny bit arrogant ;) but it is really not meant to. When I say “good”, I dont mean it in an “im better than you” way, but instead to describe feeling...
Five Ten is psyched to be at the Australian Bouldering Nationals. Check it out if you're nearby. 9am-5pm at Sydney Indoor Climbing Gym, Villawood on Sat. 13 November 2010.
Mark and Janelle Smiley conquer Mt. Moran in their attempt to climb the Fifty Classic Climbs of North America.
So a few weekends ago I went up to the Gunks with a couple of buddies. Me, Mark Heal, Garrett Koeppicus, and Ivan Greene went up to the Gunks, trying boulder problems for every one. According to the weather, its forecast was sunny, but that wasn't all sunny, it rained most of the way up, we were nervous. I was working on the Illustrious Buddha, Mark worked Venus in Scorpio, Ivan worked a project, and Garrett kinda just tried everything and took some good shots.
Gerry the Geologist reporting live: Approximately 35 minutes drive up the motorway from Brisbane on the Sunshine Coast of Queensland, nestled between macadamia nut orchards, pineapple farms and the Steve Irwin Australia Zoo, is the Glass House Mountains National Park. Long perceived as sacred by local aborigines, the Glasshouse Mountains are a chain of giant hard alkali rhyolite volcanic plugs that squeezed up the vents of ancient volcanoes 27 million years ago.
Charles Cole, founder and president of Five Ten Co., was honored at the 8th annual Spirit of the Entrepreneur Award ceremony at the gala celebration in Riverside, California. Cole, who founded Five Ten in 1985, won the award for his development of Stealth rubber and its application to footwear worldwide.