FRI NIGHT VID: Steve McClure - A Redpoint Sabotage

Our Friday Night Video this week is a short clip of Steve McClure working the route Batman (9a/+), which he eventually linked into Rainshadow and Bat Route, to create Rainman. Rich Heap, the cameraman, was filming Steve from above on the same line of bolts. When Steve got close, Rich unclipped from the quickdraws on Steve's line and moved to one side - not noticing that the quickdraw hadn't closed. What follows is perhaps an interesting representation of the heightened emotional state of hard redpointing...

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