Finally it’s here! The first official Slackline World Cup! The Contest Series is organized by GIBBON together with partners and starts at the Sport-Festival in Munich on the 4th of July.
It's hard to believe we actually made it this far without racing in the rain. Maybe I'm just a pessimistic grump but call me old fashioned, I like to race in the sun! Sure rain and mud call for mental sharpness, determination and advanced skills… but they are also synonymous of muddy bikes, cold weather, dampness, drenched shoes and bucket loads of mud in the washing machine (just ask the condo cleanup crew…yikes!). So I stand behind my statement: I like racing in the sun!
What about some sailing, jamming and climbing on the West Coast of Greenland? That’s it! We are super psyched to be going to Greenland in a few days. No long walk-in approaches this time (last expedition in Baffin Island we walked almost 600km in total) We’re going to be approaching some remote Virgin big walls located on the west coast of Greenland by sailboat (basically straight across from Baffin Island). According to our sources there should be a huge amount of unclimbed walls in this area. The sailboat will be our base camp/music studio and...
The second event of the 2010 Spanish Cup was celebrated this weekend in Bilbao.
So in an earlier blog post, I wrote about how I typically use the summer time conditions as a test of mental and physical strength as far as climbing goes, and also as an opportunity to get stronger since the adverse conditions force you to try much harder than you usually have to...and I still do feel this way, I swear, but this spring/early summer season has been UNBEARABLY wet and humid!
Fort Bill! What a Crazy Moment! It was a year to the day that I got my knee surgery and I was really happy to be able to celebrate this moment in Fort William! Why Fort William? Just because I had a lot of good moments in the past and some bad ones (World's, when I broke my wrist!) Fort William is always special in any way, nice spectators, crazy track, weather, you never know what's going to happen there. :)