Gripped Magazine

July 23, 2014

Be Inspired: Three Amazing Videos about Philippe Ribiere

Philippe Ribiere is one of the most inspiring climbers you might ever have the opportunity to meet. Epic TV has made a three-part series about Ribiere and here is what they had to say: Ribiere was born with Rubinstein syndrome and abandoned by his parents at birth. His entire
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Florine Sets Yosemite Record

Hans Florine has made the first one-day solo ascent of Triple Direct on El Capitan. Fifty-year-old Florine climbed the route in temperatures over 40 degrees Celsius. He started climbing just before 6 a.m. and rope-soloed each pitch except for the easy terrain. He reached the top
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Petzl Rock Trip 2005: Squamish with O’Neill

Let’s call it #tbwednesday and watch the 2005 Petzl Rock Trip through the eyes of Timmy O’Neill. Featuring Lynn Hill, Jason Kehl, Chris Sharma, Gérôme Pouvreau, Lisa Rands, Liv Sansoz, Dave Graham, Jérôme Meyer, Steve McClure, Said Belhaj and many others.
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Video: Climbing in Oman

National Geographic’s video about deep water soloing in Oman.
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Climbing the Classics: Grand Illusion

Mammut brings us episode five of the series Reclimbing the Classics. Mirko Caballero climbs Tony Yaniro’s 5.13 Grand Illusion in Lake Tahoe. Visit Mammut for the full story here. Related For episode one and two see here. For episode three see here. For episode four see here.
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Sharma Sends Brick Arch

Chris Sharma, the newest Red Bull athlete, climbs a steep, stone arch under a bridge. Read about Sharma and Stefan Glowacz’s send of the steepest route in the world here. Post by Iñigo Bilbao.
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