Johnny Dawes Interviewed in The Guardianby Jack Geldard - UKC Chief Editor Dec/2011
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The interview follows the publication of Johnny's autobiography; Full of Myself. You can read an in-depth review of the book on UKC here: Review by Ed Douglas.
From the interview:
"Dawes finds some of the seriousness of current climbing – with its emphasis on sports science, regimes and training programmes – "tight-lipped" and lacking in the sense of play that inspired him..."
And in the interview Johnny states:
"...probably the most stupid risky thing I have ever done was on a deserted motorway. I got out of one side of the car and, with a brick on the accelerator, went across the bonnet and in the other window... I found the world was incredibly boring. Being ground into a sort of a mush."
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