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AE

climber
Boulder, CO
May 1, 2012 - 09:07pm PT
Check out this guy in the obscure 1977 compilation movie, "Gizmo!"
John Ciampa, the "Brooklyn Tarzan", looks circa 1940's perhaps?
Old basketball shoes, just like Royal started out with.
In strictly climbing mode, I don't know what's the best, the speed chimneying, running up a tree, or the wall leap - but then he goes thru the Matrix, a quantum leap off a moving train?!
Seriously, think about the fast-twitch needed to do buildering moves, about 5 times faster than Hans on the Nose.


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3p2shHkRrtk
Spider Savage

Mountain climber
The shaggy fringe of Los Angeles
May 1, 2012 - 10:47pm PT
I was fortunate to see the Harold Lloyd film in full with a live piano player doing the background the way silent films were meant to be viewed. It was a great experience. Definitely worth the watch. I read it was filmed in the old theater district in downtown LA.
mcreel

climber
Barcelona
May 2, 2012 - 05:13am PT
Hah, hah, we used to do that trick of rolling around in a tractor tire when I was a kid. I vaguely remember some crashes into trees.
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