Ian Powell...icon, artist, enigmatic intellectual...shaper...
For almost two decades Ian Powell has been a driving force and major creative influence in the world of climbing holds. Follow Ian as he talks about his enduring passion for shaping, the early days of his first holds company, battles with addiction and depression, and what's in store for the future...
Black Diamond athlete Sonnie Trotter lives in Canada, and when the snow and rain hits the Great White North every winter, he heads south for sunny skies and crisp stone. Here is a video he shot and edited for us of his visit to the iconic domes and boulders of Joshua Tree National Park in California, where he decided to tackle a trio of mega-classic problems first done by the late, great John Bachar.
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Amazing problem from Dave..
Music: Chinese man - Skank in the air
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