/ NEWS: Alex Puccio wins the Tierra Boulder Battle
In an almost vulgar display of power, Alex managed to climb all the six problems in her first try of the day and is still unbeaten...
Read more at http://www.ukclimbing.com/news/item.php?id=67989
Thus spoiling the competition for anyone wanting to watch it later on 247.tv who'd been trying to avoid the results.
Just not the header of the thread... I can avoid the news thread, but the subject of the post was hard to miss ;)
Well, there might be others...
But anyway - top work Pooch :)
So a news article on UKC mentions the no. 1 and 2 finishers, but doesn't think to mention Mina, a GB climber, getting 3rd?
Why should it? I suppose you're the sort who bums sportspeople for the sole reason that they're British, and of course all British people are amazing aren't they?
> Why should it? I suppose you're the sort who bums sportspeople for the sole reason that they're British, and of course all British people are amazing aren't they?
Surely news about Brits on a Brit forum is an entirely reasonable request?
Liking the tape girl outfit
I doubt she likes to be thought of as an honorary Brit though.
> I doubt she likes to be thought of as an honorary Brit though.
As it happens, she's an honorary member of the People's Republic of South Yorkshire and proud of it. Ever lived in Sheffield?
No, and I seriously don't believe that anyone could be proud to be a member of such a s hithole.
Indeed it does. And perhaps more to the point, there's probably no better place in the UK for a strong boulderer to live (sometimes) and train. You can't beat the friendly rivalry of your peers for motivation, and peers for a boulderer of Alex Puccio's ability are pretty thin on the ground most places.
Not so in Sheffield, where the Works is full of outrageously strong women* and the comment "You climb like a girl!" directed to a male climber is high praise indeed.
I've no idea whether Ms Pooch is proud to be a kinda sorta honourary brit, or a part-time part of the Sheffield scene, but the chalky-handed people of Sheffield are definitely proud of her. :o)
* - Ah but what have any of them ever done on the grit, eh?
> No, and I seriously don't believe that anyone could be proud to be a member of such a s hithole.
What an unpleasant chap your turning out to be. I like it when people polarize themselves, makes picking people you like so much easier.