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↑ Cool. I'm more afraid of the propeller than the void.





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Living on the edge
A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool.
William Shakespeare (probably Socrates originally)
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Until a hungry hawk comes around.
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Nah, even an eagle might avoid that badass fucker
still working on Sophrosyne, but I will no doubt end up with Hubris
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One has to wonder who took that picture
still working on Sophrosyne, but I will no doubt end up with Hubris
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Anaxagoras wrote: Tue Mar 30, 2021 1:55 pm
Spoiler:
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Living on the edge
Another caption for that photo: "Are you eyeballing me?"
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The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.
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I understand the thrill of doing something crazy. I've been skydiving. What I don't get . . . is doing it without a "safety net".
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I've noticed where the rope and piton has been rather poorly 'shopped out. It is shown in a higher resolution image at this site with an interview of the climber, about that specific climb.

http://stara.emontana.cz/adam-ondra-daw ... interview/
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Didn't some guy free climb El Capitan in Yosemite?
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Yeah they made a doc about it.
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A fool thinks himself to be wise, but a wise man knows himself to be a fool.
William Shakespeare (probably Socrates originally)
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that is how he will die.
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He's done a number of unbelievable free solos.

In fact, there's a story about Honnold on one of the big climbs (not sure if it was El Cap) and forgot his chalk. So he borrowed some from other roped-in climbers halfway up.*

Here's some video tailor made for this thread:



* How'd you like to be one of the guys sweating his ass off on El Cap, Half Dome, wherever, and some guy shows up without a fucking rope, asks to borrow some chalk, and then climbs away?

Ha! Ha!
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What if the guy didn't have enough chalk?
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