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Tuzgle

I remember my first time in Céüse “many” years ago. There I met a really nice, friendly, enthusiastic, energetic girl from Swiss. Nina Caprez.When climbing in Europe I met her again a couple times and now she’s the star in a new climbing video. A real must-see video called Tuzgle.Allez Nina!

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Sunday Movie Time

My life is so complicated/simple (circle the right answer).When I’m not climbing I am:Dreaming about climbingFixing my climbing gearWorking as climbing instructorPlanning my climbing holidaysChatting with my climbing friendsMake climbing picturesWrite about climbingand….watch climbing moviesLike this one about Tim Emmet on Muy Caliente in Wales (E10 6c)In the movie he didn’t finish his line, but…

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New! Petzl gear

Yes, so cool to receive a big box full of gear!Yesterday I went to Demmenie Sport in Amsterdam to pick up my birthday-sinterklaas-christmas-presents for the next 10 years.I’m sponsored by my favourite climbing brand, Petzl. (Really, it is my favourite brand, even before I got sponsored I gathered as much I could from Petzl. Petzl…

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Petzl Gear

Yeah !! New Petzl Gear. Today it is Christmas “Sinterklaas” And my Birthday all in one :) A Big box was waiting for me at Beversport Rotterdam. So i brought my bigpack (which was to small) to bring all the gear home. Because of some Backorders i’m still waiting for most of the ice gear.…

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Elections 2010

Tomorrow, Wednesday, the Netherlands will vote for a new parliament. It’s an exciting ‘competition’!Will the conservative right-wing win, the anti-Islamic party, the Christian democrats (again…) or will it be my favourite this time D66 (liberal democratic)…Op wie stem jij/op wie heb jij gestemd?Ik stem op D66, ik ben zelfs lid van D66. Op de nummer…

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Elderly-walk

These days in Holland we have an annual event called ‘wandelvierdaagse’. Kids walk four evenings a little walk. On the end of the week they get a medal. My grandmother is doing her special elderly-walk this week. Three days, one hour per day. Me and my mum pushed her wheelchair. Finally something good for the…

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New Cams

Last week it was “Bever” sale so I bought 2 new BD cams size 4 & 5 for a reasonable price. Marianne also bought some new cams so we had to play with them. We set up a little experiment wondering what the weight difference is between the new and old one’s. Here is the…

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New cams :)

Got a whole set of cams now. Finally!Thanks to my friend Richard, I’m now the owner of a big vase with flowers ;)(Not all on the picture are mine though, some are Dennis’ cams)I also made a funny chart with a size/weight comparison. I’ll probably fill in more, when I have more cams.Now, go out…

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Boreal

Yes!I’m still sponsored by Boreal, it just all went so slow that I wasn’t sure anymore if Boreal was still interested in what I do and what I climb. But, it all changed again and I got new shoes!First: the IceMaster, renewed and even lighter then the pervious version. They’re slightly higher and the looks…

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