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Dave MacLeod on Practice of the Wild 8C, 45 kb

We recently reported on Dave MacLeod's ascent of his first 8C boulder problem - Practice of the Wild in Magic Wood, Switzerland. A new film in which Dave talks about the process of training for and working the problem has been released by Dark Sky Media. Dave claims he is climbing harder at the age of 37 than he was 10 or 20 years ago - but what has allowed for this improvement? [ full story ]

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