Finance type trying to balance a meaningless consumption-based lifestyle focused around increasing my net worth with the more interesting but less realistic (and responsible?) climber's lifestyle...
Lucky enough to have been able to work and live in many varied places: Papua New Guinea (Port Moreseby), United States (California/Stanford University), Hong Kong and Japan (Tokyo). Unlucky enough to have spent 10 years living and working in London.
London in body, Tokyo in spirit
Best Climbing Experience
Spiderman (12a) at Yugawara in Japan. The first 12a put up in Japan, so a nice one to get done. Hard for the grade too.
Spain April 2009, onsighting 7a's day after day for 1 month. Some hard, some
soft, most great fun.
Ogawayama September 2009. Finally learning to enjoy granite and appreciate it's superiority over limestone.
Favourite Climbing-Related Discussion Topic
Training: how to get better, stronger, lose more weight, develop a better mindset.
Interests Outside Climbing
Trying to make sense of it all.
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Been Climbing For
11 to 20 years
Sport - 7a+
Trad - E3
Sport Rock Climbing
All over the world
Yugawara: Spiderman 12a
El Chorro: Manzanilla Madness 7a
Jogasaki: a 12b I've yet to return to
Ogawayama: Silk road 12c
Ogawayama: an 11b I don't know the name of