The Ticklist #17 - Russian Bouldering, Long-term Projects and Hard Sport
In this week's Ticklist, 43 is the new 20, an amazing new bouldering area in Russia and some hard sport climbing...
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He didn't power scream to annoy you but because it enhances his performance. There's an Ondra interview where he's asked about this and he explains that screaming is a way to ensure that he is breathing out at certain high intensity points in time. Some top tennis players also do this. If you don't like it mute the video or better yet go climb 8C in silence and post the vid.
I don't mind hearing the outpouring of effort in climbing but some (most?) of the time it just seems very much LAM (look at me). There should be a grade barrier, if you're screaming on anything below 8b you need a muzzle, Wim Hof explanation or not.
Ondra screams because if he didn't he'd cry, ask his Mum.
Boulder looks stunning.
Oh for God's sake. *THAT's* what you get from that film?!
Good work Martin, looks mega.
And you don't have to justify anything :)
Flipping brilliant. Well done Martin! Bonkers degree of obsession and commitment. Good video. After all that, screaming all the way came across to me as totally natural.