|Vertebrate Publishing Jerry Moffatt - Revelations
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Now Available: Revelations – The autobiography of rock climbing legend Jerry Moffatt.
Jerry signing copies of his new book© Vertebrate Publishing, Jan 2009
When Jerry Moffatt burst onto the scene as a brash 17-year-old, rock climbing had never seen anyone like him before. Fiercely ambitious, even as a boy Moffatt was focused on one thing: being the best in the world. This is the story of his meteoric rise to stardom, and how he overcame injury to stay at the top for over two decades. Top sport climber, brilliant competitor and a pioneer in the new game of bouldering, Moffatt's story is that of climbing itself in the last thirty years.
Yet Jerry Moffatt is more than a dedicated athlete. Travelling the world to fulfil his dreams, his story is a compelling and often hilarious account of the climbing community with all its glories, dangers and foibles, as well as the story of a true sporting legend.
As Jerry travelled, the story travels with him. To the gritstone outcrops and limestone dales of the Peak District, the mountain crags and limestone cliffs of North Wales, the south of France, the Frankenjura in Germany, Yosemite, Joshua Tree and Colorado in the USA, Africa, India and Australia – all major stops in a climbing career littered with cutting edge first ascents and lightning-quick repeats of local testpieces.
- Author: Jerry Moffatt (with Niall Grimes)
- Price: £20
- ISBN: 978-1-906148-11-9
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Jerry Moffatt - Revelations© Vertebrate Publishing, Jan 2009
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