/ NEWS: VIDEO + INTERVIEW: Steve McClure on Hubble 8c+

This topic has been archived, and won't accept reply postings.
UKC News - on 11 Jul 2012
Steve McClure on Hubble - F8c+ - Raven Tor, 4 kbA brilliant video of Steve MCclure climbing Raven Tor test-piece Hubble, 8c+.

"Hubble was the word on everybody's lips. It was the ultimate bench mark."

Read more at http://www.ukclimbing.com/news/item.php?id=67248

Kemics - on 11 Jul 2012
In reply to UKC News:

" I'm relatively weak and use technique to get up stuff."

would be a lot more believable if on the page it wasn't right next to a photo of him with forearms like i've got thighs :)
mkean - on 11 Jul 2012
In reply to Kemics:
You must have skinny thighs! In all fairness I think he implied was weak for a 9a/b sport climber ;-)
progrupicola - on 11 Jul 2012
In reply to UKC News: What a nice guy,humble and very strong,to me one the few on the top of the game in a time ruled by kings and wizards,..super class
Craig Smith on 12 Jul 2012 - l-mid4416.smith.man.ac.uk
In reply to UKC News:

Hat's off to Ben and Steve. The footage at the end is amazing and the synergism with the choice of soundtrack is sublime.

Brill!

C
Ramon Marin - on 12 Jul 2012
In reply to Craig Smith:

I get the history, I get the hard climbing, and Steve is a legend, but god, that's got to be one of the most uninspiring lines I ever seen
plyometrics - on 12 Jul 2012
In reply to Craig Smith:

Agreed, awesome little vid' with some nice 'historic' touches.
thommi - on 12 Jul 2012
In reply to UKC News: without meaning to be funny (wicked climbing! Love it!) But is Steve a Hari Krishna or has he simply missed a bit when shaving his head?
Lee Proctor - on 13 Jul 2012
In reply to thommi:
> (In reply to UKC News) without meaning to be funny (wicked climbing! Love it!) But is Steve a Hari Krishna or has he simply missed a bit when shaving his head?

Yeh I noticed that too and was wondering if the drag induced by the little quiff my have actually made climbing Hubble that bit harder for Steve?

ads.ukclimbing.com
Nic on 13 Jul 2012
In reply to Lee Proctor:

I think Ben did it in his dreadlock phase, which probably made it the world's first 9a...

This topic has been archived, and won't accept reply postings.