I'm back in town after a month long trip to Europe. No climbing, which was hard and a lot of people called me crazy for doing, but it was a nice change to go on a trip like that. I've never done a non-climbing trip, so it was a whole new experience. Me and a friend started in Amsterdam and slowly made our way down to Barcelona and then up to Scotland to finish. It was an awesome trip, loads of fun and very relaxing.
The last weekend, I've been in Ax les Thermes, this is a nice little city in the french pyrenees. I was there for the film festival 'Explos'. During the four day's there were a lot of good film presentations each evening and even during the day. For my part, I've been invited for two films: Friday night Laurent Triay was presenting for the first time his film 'Ultime démence'. His film was a documentation about me and my first female ascent of the multi pitch route he bolted by himself in the gorge of...
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5.10 Sponsored rider Greg Minnaar (Santa Cruz Syndicates) takes second to Gwin at Wheels of Speed in Willengen, Germany June 13, 2010. "Santa Cruz Syndicate’s Greg Minnaar (SRAM/RockShox) placed 2nd today in the Milka Wheels Of Speed downhill in Willingen, Germany. Aaron Gwin took the win on this short, fast course with a 1:50.06 to Greg’s 1:50.26 and Andrew Neethling was third at 1:50.99, and Josh Bryceland finished 17th with 1:55.72."