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Here's a quick low down on the DVD:

Welsh Connections  © Dave Brown
Welsh Connections
© Dave Brown

Welsh Connections DVD £14.99 – out November 16th

Main Film - "Welsh Connections"

A cocktail of diverse climbing; from hard trad onsights and first ascents,to intense limestone sport, slate, bouldering and deep water soling. Welcome to Wales! 75 mins Featuring

Pete Robins, Tim Emmett, Johnny Dawes, James McHaffie, Pete Whittaker, Nick Bullock, Chris Doyle, Chris Davies, Gav Symonds

About the film.

We wanted to make a film for climbers, not a TV documentary. The sort of film that you'll want to watch again - Lots of good climbing on interesting routes. Plenty of action and not too much introspection and analysis. But more than anything else we wanted to make a film that was fun. Fun to make and fun to watch.

To The Rainbow

Also on the DVD we have a second film about Paul Pritchard and Johnny Dawes teaming up together as Paul makes a return to climbing 13 years after his head injury on the Totem Pole. They return to the Rainbow slab, one of their old stomping grounds. 15 mins

We really like this film. It's a totally different vibe and pace to the main film. We showed it to Johnny and he alternated between laughter and crying throughout.

Dave Brown
Bamboo Chicken Productions
www.bamboochicken.tv



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2 Nov, 2009
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3 Nov, 2009
Good effort with the lower than average price. People might actually buy this rather than copy/borrow it. Lets hope the other folk making climbing films follow the lead!
3 Nov, 2009
some token females would be nice.
3 Nov, 2009
5 women were lined up to be in the film, but unfortunately something always went wrong. Usually the weather. The producer and main cameraperson happens to be a woman though (the only one that I'm aware of that makes climbing films)
3 Nov, 2009
i guess it's Wales after all :p just asking because i think one of the best bit's of Welsh climbing i've seen is Jude Spanken on Lord of the Flies. Not necessarily the hardest route but lots of history and well filmed.
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