/ Quotes please for climbing film!
My friend is editing a film she's made about a Slovakian climber - he put up a new route on Trango tower last year. She wants a couple of climbing quotes to put in her film, any ideas? She says "smth either explaining what climbing is or inspirational. and smth about the dangers"
Thanks for your help from an aspiring Russian filmmaker! (not me my friend!)
"Come on arms do your stuff"
Is that a jug up there?
Is it hard?
- not if you use yer loaf
'I'm not naked enough!!!'
My mate came out with that one a while back when he was struggling on a boulder problem.
“Climb if you will, but remember that courage and strength are nought without prudence, and that a momentary negligence may destroy the happiness of a lifetime. Do nothing in haste; look well to each step; and from the beginning think what may be the end.”
If nobody got hurt it wouldn't be any fun - Anon
It'll still be there next year lad. Trick is to mek sure you are - D Whillans
"I'm not scared of falling, it's hitting the ground I have a problem with"
"If you can't cope with the prospect of falling, you won't make it to the top"
(or "If you can't cope with the prospect of falling, stay on Vdiffs")
"When your brain shuts down in fear, and you can only move or die, that's an experience you'll never forget"
"The next hold's a jug. Honest!" - Ewan "the sandbag" Russel
"Hang on a minute, Chris, the winch has run out of petrol"
"You'll die if you do it that way!"
Bonatti: 'Show me the path of a drop of water as it falls from the summit, and that is the route I will take’.'
"With not climbing, I not live. Same like egg and bacon pie - life is not life with not both".
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