Rock (sport, trad, bouldering), Ice, Mixed, Indoor, etc

Be a Hero

I’ve always liked capturing footage of me and my friends skating, boarding, jumping, etc. A couple of early jackasses ourselves, Jay and I have footage from the mid-1980s of falling to frozen [...]

Light – Action – Camera!

When I was younger my oldest brother Paul made a series of movies with my father’s 8mm (film). He remade Airport 1975, complete with the crash scene (planes with straws glued on them and [...]

Grab, Pull, Repeat

“She makes me feel kinda funny, like when we used to climb the rope in gym class.” Garth Algar, Wayne’s World I wanted so badly to knock the Viper Rope Climber from Marpo Kinetics. [...]

I Walk the [Slack]Line

For those of you not ‘in the know’ a slackline is used primarily by climbers to develop balance by walking the length of tubular nylon webbing (usually 1 inch thick) ala the Great [...]

Dyna-flex Gyro Exerciser

Wednesday nights I climb at my friends rock gym in Lincoln, RI. Last night he showed me the Dyna-flex Gyro Exerciser. It looked like a toy – like a yoyo. He got it started with a pull string [...]