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Team Pulse @ The Bloc Boulder Comp

Another weekend, another trip to Sydney for the Pulse Team to test our mettle against some tough competition. Last weekend team members Chris Zaia, Frankie Paterson, Marcel Mussett, Britta Meany and Charlie Heath headed to The Bloc in Parramatta for their annual Boulder comp. Every member of Team Pulse qualified for finals with Britta Meany taking out 2nd in Open

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Pulse ITTeam Pulse @ The Bloc Boulder Comp

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Crimping ain’t easy

By Chris Neal – Physiotherapist “The load of the finger (A2 Pulley) in a Crimp grip is 36 times that of a slope grip” It is completely understandable that rock climbers experience most of their injuries to their upper limbs and that the majority of these happen in the finger. What is surprising is the number of climbers that will

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Bouldering Easter longweekend

  So the Easter long weekend finally arrived. Many different plans on how to spend it had been thrown around depending on who was free and for how many days. However they all had one common theme – CLIMBING! This long weekend is usually spent climbing by those who enjoy the sport as it offers a chance to get away

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Pulse ITBouldering Easter longweekend

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Motivation for climbing

Motivation is what drives us to climb, and at times can be very difficult to achieve. I’m sure at some point we have all suffered from lack of motivation for whatever reason it may be; hot weather, damp weather, holiday season, feeling weak or lazy, busy family life, new job, injuries, lack of climbing projects,  other interests or even when you cant see motivation

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Grampians Climbing – Pulse heads south

Heaven is a place on Earth? The Grampians national park located in central Victoria is my idea of heaven. World class boulder fields and crags, good mates and a cosy wood fired cabin in the middle of winter. How does it get better? With good weather… that’s how. In previous years I had headed down to the Grampians with my

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Motivation and you!

Motivation and you! It happens to us all. We organise to go climbing for the weekend with a mate, everything is planned from the time we leave, where we are going, who is taking what and what we are going to do whilst there. You’re excited, finally you are looking forward to going somewhere on the weekend, doing something with

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Giving a spot

After drawing as much sympathy out of friends and family as possible over the last two weeks and consuming my supply of prescription pain killers I’m left musing over injuries, climbing and giving a spot. I recently had a little operation on my ankle, removing some bone and hopefully allowing me to run again. Yay! As it continues to heal

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Mick and Pete in the Gramps

Mick and Pete in the Gramps A little over twelve months ago myself, Michael Tonen and a good mate of mine Jim McGuinness experienced around 6 days bouldering in the Grampians. The trip was so good we thought we would try to get back the next year around at the same time. Well, that time has come around however, unfortunately

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Beulah Rock Festivus Wrap Up

Beulah Rock Festivus Wrap Up Over the Easter long weekend over 25 Newcastle locals headed up to the Beulah Rock Festivus near Armidale in the NSW highlands. The Newy crew took over one of the 3 farm houses on the property and staked claim to some of the hundreds of granite boulders that lay around the 2600 acre property. The

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Social Boulder Comp – Round 4

Social Boulder Comp – Round 4 Well done to everyone who took part in the boulder comp last night! Here are the results: Mitch Brehney – 8220 Michael Tonon – 8030 Jimmy Mullan – 7280 Gerd – 7280 Tim Haasnoot – 7120 Jon Ash – 6590 Michi E – 6120 B.J. – 6060 Melina – 6020 Angus Sharpe – 5980

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