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Old 05-01-2007, 03:18 PM   #1
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Default Dean Potter solos The Nose on El Cap in 3:48 [video]

http://video.google.com/videoplay?do...27121139830698

Wow. Just awesome.
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Old 05-01-2007, 03:29 PM   #2
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Old 05-01-2007, 03:32 PM   #3
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That's just sick... Potter is amazing.

Outside magazine had a nice article on him a few years back:
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Old 05-01-2007, 03:36 PM   #4
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The single piece aiding is sketchy, especially fast. Certainly an impressive accomplishment. I like the "surprised" guy at 1 minute.
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Old 05-01-2007, 08:08 PM   #5
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DP is a mutant from Space!
That for is me is supreme Mental and physical Fitness at its most natural.
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Old 05-02-2007, 05:24 AM   #6
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So for the non climbers here what does that mean? I'm assuming that's a good time to do that climb in?
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Old 05-02-2007, 02:10 PM   #7
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So for the non climbers here what does that mean? I'm assuming that's a good time to do that climb in?
It's phenomenal... I have never climbed out at Yosemite, but from what I understand, the average climber might take a couple of days to summit The Nose.
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Old 05-02-2007, 02:17 PM   #8
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...and who knew...climbing is not gay. Well not any more now that lycra is banned.
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