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martym
23/05/2011
6:56:04 PM
On 22/05/2011 rodw wrote:
>Happy little vegemites??

Yeah, but - the first image relieved all interest in the climbing video! They get my vote:

Surfing Filmmakers
Fran & Clare - best friends, surfers, photographers, writers & filmmakers who are hoping to become professional filmmakers.

IdratherbeclimbingM9
23/05/2011
8:55:22 PM
On 22/05/2011 rodw wrote:
>Happy little vegemites??
>
>Simon Mentz and Gareth Llewellin 'The Climbers'
>
>Link on this page...
>http://toan.vegemite.com.au/toast-of-a-nation-nominate.aspx
>
>Simon is 43 years old and has been climbing for over 25 years. He is a
>stalwart of Australia's climbing community, and the first person to have
>completed a free ascent of the 'Totem Pole', Tasmania.
>
>Gareth is 33 year old and has climbed extensively throughout Australia
>and overseas. Gareth has completed thousands of ascents, and established
>what is considered one of the hardest, longest and most adventurous routes
>in Australia, with a 300 meter climb in the remote Tyndall Range in Tasmania.
>
>'The Climbers' are pursuing their dream of conquering Australias top
>50 rock climbs, and to publish their efforts in a book complete with stunning
>photographs and insights from their climbing adventures.
>
>Through the 'TOAST OF A NATION' campaign, Australians are invited to share
>in the Climbers' journey as they travel from the Grampians to the Blue
>Mountains, Northern Territory and back again, to capture and share the
>unique beauty of Australia's wondrous landscape.
>
>With regular blog updates and posting breathtaking photos and videos,
>Simon and Gareth will give insights on the incredible situations they find
>themselves in, and educate their followers on how they manage this spectacular,
>exciting and challenging journey.
>
>VEGEMITE is proud to be toasting Simon and Gareth, and supporting them
>'have a crack' at their dream project, and produce a book that captures
>the most specular climbs in Australia.
>

Would've loved to have been a fly on the wall when they pulled that scam coup off!


With the upcoming blog, and this...

On 20/05/2011 simey wrote:
>That's pretty funny Neil. I won't go into every detail, but happy to explain
>some of the moves.

... We are doubly blessed here in cyberland!
Heh, heh, heh

ajfclark
24/05/2011
3:32:38 PM
On 23/05/2011 martym wrote:
>They get my vote:
>
>Surfing Filmmakers
>Fran & Clare - best friends, surfers, photographers, writers & filmmakers
>who are hoping to become professional filmmakers.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fpSrOxxllxY&NR=1

Eduardo Slabofvic
24/05/2011
3:35:31 PM
Hands up who wants to see a picture of Simey in a bikini?

pezz
26/05/2011
7:24:08 AM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eSDk7ggqLO8&feature=player_embedded
lemonking95
26/05/2011
1:16:28 PM
wow,so cool.
off_route
26/07/2011
11:52:30 PM
http://youtu.be/aQWGpvwlxhg

Thought I'd add this one to the list here.. If you scroll through and start playing from about 13:34 there's a cool little story about my doco, Beyond The Plains, which we did a couple of weeks ago for CTV news in Christchurch the day after the screening.

ajfclark
28/07/2011
4:21:58 PM
Saw this one in the supermarket recently:
bl@ke
28/07/2011
4:27:25 PM
Screw that. Old Spice is what Sharma uses
Olbert
Online Now
3/08/2011
5:29:51 PM
I actually saw this one whilst watching TV just now!
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5pSoNRmqR1o

ajfclark
17/08/2011
11:59:59 AM
Noticed a climbing wall in the background of this music video (NSFW lyrics):

martym
28/08/2011
8:40:15 PM

Join our bank and we'll cause you so much stress you won't be able to finish your projects!

vwills
13/09/2011
10:17:57 PM

Is it just me or is wet wide and slippery moonlighting as the lawyer, Tony Gillies, who likes a drink occasionally in Crownies?

china_sam
15/09/2011
12:27:08 AM
"...Relax and enjoy this fine tasting beer."

A bit off the beaten track, Snow Beer, a beer brand from Mainland China:


And a close up of "the soloist"

IdratherbeclimbingM9
15/09/2011
12:58:52 PM
Oh, oh. ~> You may have just started the 'difference between a slab/face/overhang' debate again...
... or maybe a new one about some graphic designers not knowing which way is up!
citationx
22/09/2011
8:24:44 PM
There was a whole booklet devoted to these gems. Climbing the volatile charts in the stock market...
Was put out by the Aus. Fin. Review






ajfclark
23/09/2011
9:30:45 AM
How do they represent the GFC? Falling and ripping all the gear on a pitch?

IdratherbeclimbingM9
23/09/2011
9:43:47 AM
On 23/09/2011 ajfclark wrote:
>How do they represent the GFC? Falling and ripping all the gear on a pitch?

... that's what you can get when you belay with a fig-8 in the configuration pictured above!
;-)

china_sam
24/09/2011
1:15:30 PM
The Belayer's face: climber's yelling "Slack!!!"
he's like: "nup"
widewetandslippery
24/09/2011
1:36:54 PM
That bloke belays like mulchy

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