Ambition often puts Men upon doing the meanest offices; so climbing is performed in the same position with creeping.
Climbing to the top demands strength, whether it is to the top of Mount Everest or to the top of your career.
Man, I was scared. I didn't know what to think. All of a sudden, I got a record climbing the charts, and I'm out in the streets. You know, workin' on the docks. And the first week, it sold something like 40,000 in New Orleans.
First scenes are super-important to me. I'll spend months and months pacing and climbing the walls trying to come up with the first scene. I drive for hours on the freeway.
I was always in hospital as a kid: I had a tumour on my knee, lots of broken bones. I loved climbing trees.
At times, my insecurities were real. How am I going to get back into the team? I felt like I was climbing a ladder that was never-ending at times.
The harder routes you climb, the more interesting the climbing gets and the more crazy moves you are forced to figure out.
If I'm climbing really slow, I kind of feel like, ‘Hmm, this is weird.' Like a fish without water.
I shriek when I am climbing at my absolute limit, but never shriek in the warm-up or when trying the moves. No matter how terrible it might sound, it helps me.
What I like about climbing that it's so broad. For certain periods I can focus on sport climbing and then I can shift my focus more on the bouldering or I can shift my focus on climbing in the mountains.