Sunday, February 12, 2012

There Are A Lot Of Crazy Sports

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But climbing on manufactured walls with foam attached so you can use ice tools and crampons, is one of the craziest. Here are the results for mixed climbing at the Teva Mountain Games in Vail.

Emily Harrington, who finished in second place for the women behind Dawn Glanc, said the foam made the climbing harder and harder throughout the day. The foam on the climbing wall was made to resemble ice — climbers could ax into it head-on, but they couldn't stand on it or ax into it from the top.”

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