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For all my latest news follow me on Twitter @redszell The Holman Prize – Latest My training is almost complete and the date of my Holman Prize adventure is nearly upon us… Project Extreme Blind Triathlon will begin on 18th June, when my climbing partner Matthew and I will board a plane to Inverness. With…

Climbing By Numbers

The question I get asked most often as a blind climber is: ‘How?!’ The glib answer, that I tend to use outdoors when I just want to get on and climb the crag, is: ‘I follow the cracks like tramlines and hope they don’t run out, or lead me into trouble.’  And for that reason…

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For all my latest news follow me on Twitter @redszell The Holman Prize – Latest My Holman Prize adventure is underway! You can keep up to date on how my training for Project Extreme Blind Triathlon is going by following me on Twitter. And applications for the 2019 Holman Prize for Blind Ambition are now…

Epic Fail

With so much emphasis on success nowadays, failure has become a dirty word.  The media in particular wants winners. Failure is not ‘inspirational’. It’s easy to forget that we learn by our mistakes. But in a rollercoaster year Matthew and I have a scarily bad day on the hill to thank for teaching us a…