/ How much do the pro's train?
At least 10-20 minutes a day, plus one rest day in seven.
What's she done on grit?
As I said, I'm guessing, but it stands to reason that all in it's a pretty full time thing, a job!
Some, like Steve Mc, claim not to train at all - unless you count climbing most days as not training. However he does seem to know a lot about it as he writes training articles.
Some, like Dave Mac, train loads - see his on line blog.
How much training they did to get to the level they are at is a different matter.
There are many amateurs out there who train more than the pro's.
Is it possible to train and become as good as them, or for example, are they like Usain Bolt - Physically different to the rest of us?
I personally think it is possible to train to be as good as them. I read somewhere that Dave Mcleod views himself as not a "natural climber" and he attributes his success to hard and smart training. However I am sure it is difficult to measure whether someone is a "natural climber" (there may be indicators though).
Depends i am afraid.
what set david beckham, wayne rooney et al apart from their peers ?
All genetically gifted much more so than the average person but were well known for having a football permanently attached to their feet all through their childhood.
To be as good as the best in the world you need to be genetically gifted + dedicated + smart.
To climb 8a you can get away with just being dedicated.
Couldn't find the training diary, but the website is being changed around or something, so I will wait and see!
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