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#1 The Knobs

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Posted 28 February 2019 - 06:50 PM

I love watching climbing and both these guys are legends in their field. I just cannot watch either without shivers and goose bumps and still cannot believe people do this.

 

Does anyone remember a documentary on Alain Robert in I reckon 2014 ish? Cannot find it anywhere 



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Posted 28 February 2019 - 07:24 PM

You could try learning to climb, it's a most wonderful and rewarding sport. Easy to go on an indoor training course at a climbing wall to learn the basics (makes good Xmas/B'day pressy). I've been doing it for 28 years now, nothing comes close to it for adventure & adrenaline, some pics here.


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Posted 01 March 2019 - 02:04 PM

You must be totally mad, i tried it once in the lake district, scared the pants off me



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Posted 01 March 2019 - 03:08 PM

All of Fred's documentaries are on Youtube I re watched them all again just recently. His only flaw in my eyes was that he should have been born a Yorkshireman but can't really be helped. 



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Posted 01 March 2019 - 05:16 PM

You must be totally mad, i tried it once in the lake district, scared the pants off me

 

But that's what makes it so exciting, overcoming subconscious/primal fear with your conscious mind. :)

 

I was stricken with fear the first time, but the buzz was electric, after a few gos you learn to manage it, and that's where the reward stems from.



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Posted 06 March 2019 - 12:53 PM

Fred:



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Posted 06 March 2019 - 01:52 PM

Very sweaty palms after watch that!!!   The guy is a legend, but suspect also has a screw loose :) ...those overhangs at the top... !!!!!!



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Posted 06 March 2019 - 01:52 PM

Very sweaty palms after watch that!!!   The guy is a legend, but suspect also has a screw loose :) ...those overhangs at the top... !!!!!!

 

Sorry wrong tense... was/had.
 






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