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  • P90X, Recovery Drink, & The World’s Hardest Crack Climb?! »

    “The duress. The duress is what makes you live.” I have little use for serious people, and like things that challenge you to make sense out of them, so I…

  • So Much To Do »

    My buddy Jack famously said “I can’t die. It would ruin my image” and, while he’s one of the primary inspirations in my life, I have a different take. I…

  • Happy Bone Marrow Birthday! (aka 100 Days To A New Me) »

    “Happy bone marrow birthday to you! Don’t let them forget your cake.”  – my nurse,  this morning I’ve just been through something called “high-dose chemo”. Today I’ll receive the stem cells…

  • 2015: Happy To See You »

    To paraphrase Monty Python: that was something completely different. Good riddance 2014. You taught me a lot but I’m ready to move on. No offense, but 2015 is going to…

  • What’s Your 2015 Epic Challenge? »

    I’m a fan of New Year’s resolutions. Even if you quit they’re a great tool for motivation, since writing them down provides some level of commitment. It doesn’t matter how you…

  • Cancer Update & Are Short Cycles Of Training Effective? »

    Because I don’t like posting about myself unless it has a greater purpose, today’s agenda is two-fold: to provide a cancer update and to look at the worthiness of short…

  • Should You Train (For Climbing Or Anything Else)? »

    Here’s an old article I wrote for DPM magazine on whether or not you should bother training for climbing (click this paragraph). It’s a relevant subject for any weekend warrior,…

  • Birthday Challenge ’14 – A Different Perspective »

    I’ve been  taking heat for not updating so here ya go… My birthday was last weekend. I did a challenge. It wasn’t much, so my friends did one for me, too,…

  • The Dawn Wall Goes! »

    A couple of days ago Tommy Caldwell freed the last remaining aid pitch of his 7-year project up the longest and blankest section of Yosemite’s El Capitan, opening what is undoubtably…

  • Ondra’s Training »

    Is it ironic or normal that the longer I can’t train the more psyched I get about it? Adam Ondra won both the World lead and bouldering championships this year….

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So Much To Do
Cancer Training
January 25, 2015

So Much To Do

My buddy Jack famously said “I can’t die. It would ruin my image” and, while he’s one of the primary inspirations in my life, I have a different take. I…

2015: Happy To See You
Cancer
January 1, 2015

2015: Happy To See You

To paraphrase Monty Python: that was something completely different. Good riddance 2014. You taught me a lot but I’m ready to move on. No offense, but 2015 is going to…

What’s Your 2015 Epic Challenge?
challenges
December 30, 2014

What’s Your 2015 Epic Challenge?

I’m a fan of New Year’s resolutions. Even if you quit they’re a great tool for motivation, since writing them down provides some level of commitment. It doesn’t matter how you…