On August 27, 2011, the Billabong Pro Tahiti event on surfing’s World Tour was placed on hold due to a massive swell bearing down on the famed big-wave spot, Teahupoo.
Climbing can be recognised as an international competitive sport in SA, for climbers who compete to be awarded National Protea colours, to gain entry into international climbing competitions….
It has been a crowded and tragic season on Mt. Everest this year, with more than 700 people occupying the mountain.
Dave MacLeod repeats Bernd Zangerl’s classic New Base Line at Magic Wood in the Averstal, Switzerland.
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Joe Simpson engages in online spat with ‘vile’ GCSE students after they rubbished his book Touching the Void
Tancrède, Julien, Seb and Antoine are pioneers in ‘highlining’ – a vertiginous combination of climbing, slackline and tightrope walking.
“Entlinge” v14/v15, Murgtal, Switzerland, originally put up by Fred Nicole in 2005, the accent happen late November 2011
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Mountaineering experts warned on Tuesday that potentially dangerous levels of overcrowding were expected on Mount Everest after four climbers died as “traffic jams” clogged up the world’s tallest peak.
Climbing Mount Everest may seem like child’s play for a man known for his speed ascents up some of the world’s most challenging mountain faces.
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Lisa Rands climbs perfect riverside sandstone at Little River Canyon in Alabama. The face is about V7, the high arete goes at about V9.