Age: 33, Years climbing: 20, Hometown: Georgia, Favorite product: SOLUTION
Do you clip bolts, plug cams, stack pads, or crush ice?
I clip bolts, plug cams, crimp crimps, stack pads (sometimes i sketch without them), only take crushed ice in my drinks, shake on jugs, jam in cracks, wrestle with boulders.....pretty much if it has to do with climbing and it's not freezing, im on it! Prefer to clip bolts when convenient.
How long have you been an athlete with La Sportiva?
Many great years...not sure when I made the final switch.
What are some of your lifetime climbing goals?
My lifetime climbing goal include but are not limited too...Continue to teach and coach climbing to the future generations, Continue to improve as an athlete and represent the companies i am an ambassador for the utmost and fullest of my human capabilities.
Do you have a claim to fame?
I have many claims to fame but recently it's been in music videos and movies....
Do you have any vices?
I'm a super multi tasker...the list is endless.
What makes you tick as a climber and in the real world?
In the real world, lazy people really irritate me.
What drives you to climb? The money? The groupies? The fame? What?
Without the money, without the groupies, without the fame, i am and always be a lifer. It has simply become a part of me and I will climb till the day I die.
What is your favorite movie?
This is like a bad first date question.....i'm gonna have to plead the fifth.
Do you have any nicknames? Explain:
Never been cool enough for a nick name but I've given many.
What’s the longest you’ve gone without sleep? Why?
3 days .... food too, I was working to build and save a climbing gym I owned. When I told my friends that I had to build at least 8,000 sq ft in three weeks they said it was "impossible"....I don't use that dirty word.
If you had to be named after one of the 50 states, which would it be?
What did you have for lunch yesterday?
I have not done the normal three meal thing in so long... I usually eat one meal a day. If ya want to call that lunch it was Tilapia and veggies.
If you could hook up a thought monitor to your head, would you see pictures, hear words or would music be playing?
It would prob make who ever watched it have vision problems or even worse their head would explode. I have what the default world calls extreme ADD. It's quite useful when you need to get many many many things done.
What really scares you about climbing?
Rock falls...we often forget how dangerous the base of crags are. I joined the long list of victims. Not fun.
If your life was made into a movie, what would it be called?
"Don't Give Girls Flowers"
Where would you live if it could be anywhere in the world?
There is far too much world to be cruel enough to oneself to chose.
Have no food or have no gasoline?
No gas would be preferred.
Do you wish you had sexier feet?
You can't get much more sexy than the sexiest.