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  1. The story behind the Armstrong Fingerboard by David Mason

    The story behind the Armstrong Fingerboard by David Mason

    My first fingerboard was a Metolius Simulator; a big, heavy hunk of resin above my bedroom door. Actually, looking back, it wasn’t too bad. The edges had a reasonable radius, making them comfortable on the skin, and the jugs were comfy for warming up and pull-ups. My second was a Bleaustone board that hung on a beam above my bed at University; more thought had gone into the carving of this. Holds had different amounts of in-cut to force certain grip positions and there was a greater variety of holds but it was still a big, heavy hunk of resin.

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  2. VIDEO: MoonBoard Training for Climbing Part 1 - Low Intensity, High Volume

    VIDEO: MoonBoard Training for Climbing Part 1 - Low Intensity, High Volume

    In this three part MoonBoard training series, Moon Climbing athletes David Mason and Michiel Nieuwenhuijsen share their insights into board training and how you can get adapt your training routine to get the most out of your session.

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  3. David Mason climbs Mortal Immortal (8B+)

    David Mason climbs Mortal Immortal (8B+)

    Watch Moon Climbing athlete David Mason battle with Mortal Immortal (8B+) aka Sean's Roof Sit Start in Blackwell Dale, Peak District.

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  4. David Mason Between the Trees - Albarracin Style

    Between the Trees - Albarracin Style from David Mason on Vimeo.

    Another video of the red sandstone nestled between the pine trees of Albarracin. Problems featured - Cosmos 8A El Varano 7C Palplant 7B+ Pinturas Buldestres 8A Zarzamora 7C Zombie Nation 8A Brainstorm 7B Esperanza 8A+ Gigantic 7C+

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  5. David Mason Getting Sweaty

     

    A Gritstone Afternoon from David Mason on Vimeo.

      A warm and muggy Saturday afternoon on God's rock! One well known problem at an esoteric venue and two esoteric problems at well known venues. Made in Sheffield, Houndkirk Tor. FA Jamie Lilleman.
    Wangatan, Secret Garden. FA Jamie Lilleman. This hasn't been repeated for a while, if at all, it's now clean and ready for mauling!
    Jason's Mantel, Burbage South Edge. FA Jason Myers.

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