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WordPress categories and tags are lost.

January 11th, 2009 · 3 Comments

This is what happens when you move the focus to your tumblelog for too long, your main site gets neglected and then when you next look at it is all screwed up. It seems like I’ve lost my carefully structured categories somewhere along the way (and this site has been upgraded gradually) — and I […]

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Zorbing near Croydon (adrenalinemunky).">Zorbing near Croydon (adrenalinemunky).

February 24th, 2008 · No Comments

Rolling down that hill (in a transparent inflated ball).

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Daredevil urban climbers from the last century.

August 30th, 2003 · No Comments

Alain Robert is not the first human spider to climb tall buildings: George Willig, “Spider Dan” Goodwin and the more obscure Tony Deutchler did climbs in the 80’s and 90’s. Even further back there are stories about Bill Strother doing a climb in 1921 in Augusta and Jack Williams doing climbs in 1917 and 1918. […]

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Alain Robert (The Man Spider) - the greatest urban athlete of them all.

August 29th, 2003 · No Comments

The parkour are following in the footsteps of the greatest urban athlete of them all: climber Alain Robert - The Man Spider. His website is full of charming English like: Is he out the law? It is very difficult to obtain authorizations to climb a tower with naked hands, then to each one of its […]

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Free-running - a brilliant new urban sport.

August 26th, 2003 · No Comments

We did swing around lampposts and climb roofs in the town when I was a kid - but that’s where we stopped. The kids from Lisses south of Paris did not stop - they continued to hone their skills and so invented the sport of free-running: moving around the urban landscape as it was a […]

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