FRI NIGHT VID: The Wideboyz and the Crack Machineby Alan James - UKC and UKH Mar/2012
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To really show off their incredible skills properly Wild Country decided that it would be fun to build a portable offwidth - the same width as Century Crack - to help to demonstrate the 'Wide Pony' technique (and much more) that they used on that ascent.
In this Friday Night Video where the boys show off and use the Crack Machine for the first time, tell their tales and let unsuspecting members of the public loose on it. Wild Country would like to thank Matt Heason at ShAFF - and the full Shaff festival is this weekend remember - and Rab and Sterling Ropes who sponsor Tom and Pete too, to Paul Diffley for the editing, and Highball Climbing who built the Crack Machine.
And remember, the video of the epic journey to Century and beyond, filmed by HotAches, will be available in Autumn 2012.