2/19/09 – When Jerry Moffatt burst onto the scene as a brash year-old, rock climbing had never seen anyone like him before. Fiercely. Revelations Jerry Moffatt was probably the best climber in the world for most of the s, and he continued to push standards throughout the. Revelations is the award winning autobiography, one of the world’s When Jerry Moffatt burst onto the scene as a brash year-old, rock.
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Search – Tick List. He trained longer and harder than everyone else and he was often the only person out in the pouring rain looking for some dry rock to do some traverses.
Revelations by Jerry Moffatt. He frankly describes his various injuries and accidents, humanizing himself while tackling the frustration and despair that comes with any setback. Mike is currently reading the Sports Gene now I get it nextbut I recently read an extended interview here about it. Jerry’s real ‘personal’ life is very low key relative to his climbing tales, but does serve to make the book more human when you finally get to that stage.
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Its hands-down my favorite climbing book. When Jerry Moffatt burst onto the scene as a brash year-old, rock climbing had never seen anyone like him before. I particularly liked the passages concerning the mental training necessary to succeed on hard ascents: That will give a better idea of where Jerry Moffatt’s book fit in. Not the other way round Power training on one or two moves problems will help your endurance but not the other way round.
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Climbing is more than routes, it’s about the people we inspire and take with us on the journey. We can only look up to revelatons and thank them for making this sport what it is today. Revelations is a unique book. Miles rated it it was amazing Apr 16, Want to Read saving…. Jerry’s confidence, persistence, and passion for climbing reaffirm my own experiences with the lifestyle. Return to Book Page.
Jim rated it it was amazing Jan 10, Sending in Cold Temperatures. And it was this mental strength that separated Jerry from the other top climbers at that time. Adam Menz rated it really liked it Oct 14, Feb 18, Moses rated it it was amazing.
Travelling the world to fulfil his dreams, his story is a compelling and often hilarious account of the climbing community with all its glories, dangers and foibles, as well as the story of a true moffqtt legend. Tips for Effective Campusing Part 2: VP Newsletter Sign up to receive moffatt about our new books and special editions. To ask other readers questions about Revelationsplease sign up.
It’s more than a bit of an egofest, but I suppose ‘the best climber in the revelatuons is entitled to show off, in writing as well as mofatt his climbing. Alternatively if you do not wish to login you may post a comment anonymously. At least three of the titles you mention are somewhat based on the research of Anders Ericsson, et al, research we discuss at length in our book. A few introductory pages and I was hooked.
If you have a question about this product, or would like any technical advice don’t hesitate to post a question using the link below and one of our team of gear experts will reply as soon as possible. Not for encouraging soloing which is awesome but because you will want to quit your job and go and live in a barn. Fascinating insight into the mindset of the first elite athlete in the amateur sport of rock climbing.
Jerry Moffatt is one of the few who could make that reveoations. Full of excitement, competitiveness sometimes to a scary degree and endless ambition, Jerry Moffatt takes us with him on his adventures.
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Nurture is gevelations, and I think one that science is far from resolving. After taking up climbing while at school in Llandudno in the s he went revelatoins to become arguably the best climber in the world during the s and continued to operate at the highest level throughout the s.
Post a comment Print this article. Need I say more? Never strong enough Because your fingers are the link to the rock, finger strength is probably the most important strength you can have. But nothing changes without pioneers and Jerry Moffatt is regarded by many as the person who made the biggest contribution to hard climbing during this time.
Jerry Moffatt – Revelations
I don’t take my clothes off and sit in front of the fire, but I do stretch my fingers, wrists, elbows, shoulders, neck, and back, a little all the time. Apr 06, Jim rated it really liked it. Mar 01, Io Nuca rated it it was amazing Shelves: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. There are currently no comments, why not add your own? But it is a fascinating trip down memory lane and the golden age of climbing, not only sportclimbing, but climbing in general, for those of us who only followed the likes of Jerry Moffatt, and many of the other stars of the 80’s, that he gives little oblique insights into, because of our interest in more traditional climbs, big w It is most certainly not a book for non-climbers.
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After taking up climbing while at school in Llandudno in the s he went on to become arguably the best climber in the world during the s and continued to operate at the highest level throughout the s. Jerrg in all however, the book drew me in completely and held my attention as a reader throughout which is a rare experience for me. If you’re a climber and haven’t read it, do it now!