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On “Sucking it Up” Posted By Charlie on
Awww yeah.

    She just wants to go climbing… There’s traffic on the highway. Stop and go. I am starting the three-hour drive from Yale to its closest real sport climbing area in Rumney, NH. My air conditioning isn’t working. I’m not in a great mood. This is the moment when I think, “how cool would it [...]

Rock Climbing’s Olympic Fate Posted By Charlie on
This Climbing World Cup in Chamoniz, FR Attracts a Huge Crowd

In the last few years, the number of sports in the winter Olympic games has nearly doubled. The summer games, though, have remained an impenetrable club, where outsiders have little chance at basking in the Olympic glory currently reserved for sports like ribbon twirling and weightlifting… among others. One eager community, however, has earned a [...]

Bamboo Contest Winners! Posted By Charlie on
It's a bamboo watet bottle!

They’re no Charlie Sheen, but congrats nonetheless to Tera Farnsworth, Emily Mulica, Jason Kerwin, and Jack Roland for winning Panorak’s Bamboo Contest! We’ll be sending these lucky winners some great water bottles from the Bamboo Bottle Company and some Eco-friendly Bamboo Tees from Panorak. Didn’t win? Disappointed? Don’t be! Panorak is running promotional contests all [...]

Find-Bamboo Win-Bamboo Contest! Posted By Charlie on
Panorak Tees

Win Sweet, Sustainable, Bamboo Gear! See Below for contest details. The health of our planet is an issue that affects Panorakers in an especially direct way: The less sustainable our world becomes, the smaller our playground becomes— and nobody likes that. Thinking about this, we started racking our brains for sustainable contest prizes. We were continuously [...]

Teva Games 2011: Panorak’s Rad Recap Posted By Charlie on
The huge crowd at the Teva Games' IFSC Bouldering World Cup rallies tired competitors up the final boulder problems of the event

An entire weekend celebrating outdoor adventure sports and the mountain lifestyle. One world cup rock climbing competition featuring international climbing talent battling for huge cash purses. Over 20 whitewater, running, and biking events for everyone from Jeremy Horgan-Kobelski, an Oakley athlete who took first in the Men’s Pro XC Mountain Bike Race on Saturday, to [...]

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