Kriseberg Jail, January 2008: Some Swedish dude escapes from prison by climbing over the building–bravo! But then he’s caught only twenty minutes later? Do the community a bit of justice and get those legs in shape, friend.
Don’t get me wrong… I don’t hate fun, but some of the absurd captions on climbing.com are more ridiculous than Tuesday Night Bouldering. Here’s one I read today in Two Quick Ascents of The Fly: “Video still of Kevin Jorgeson about to soil his trousers while falling from the top of The Fly (V14) at Rumney, New Hampshire.” First of all, did The Fly get downgraded from a route to a boulder problem? Probably. Anyway, here are some other caption and headline abominations from the same site.
In a strange bout of jubilation, maybe I should share a blog that isn’t mean. Just as I was starting to think that nothing climbing-related on the internet was funny, thanks to friends in the climbing industry who also happen to have far too much time on their hands, I was introduced to these…
If this is climbing in the limelight, sign me up–i don’t think it could get any more humorous.
Bolts are bad. Chipping is horrendous. What could be worse? Well–here’s an easy answer–really, really stupid people.
I’ve never purported to be the funniest guy on the interweb, but it blows my mind just how bad some of this stuff is. And by “some of this stuff,” I mean this website…