I’m very happy to say that the pain in my fingers is pretty much entirely gone! Apparently it was all caused by a huge amount of tension at a certain point in my back which was irritating the nerve, so a few stretches shown to me by the physios I saw at the last British Team training event at the Foundry in Sheffield has solved the problem! I’m now back to climbing hard, and getting REALLY excited for the next two weekends; this Saturday 15th of February is the final round of the Blokfest, and the week after that (23rd February) is the British Team selection event, where all the team members compete against each other to decide who gets to go to the international competitions!
I also wanted to say thank you to Blurr clothing, who sent me a big box of clothes to wear a few weeks ago. I haven’t reviewed any climbing clothes before, but I’ve got a couple of pairs of the Rogue Pants, and a pair of Method Pants, and honestly, I haven’t worn any other trousers since they first arrived! They’re great to climb in, having just the right fit and the right amount of stretch, and also look pretty smart, so I wear them pretty much everywhere! The two different pairs have loads of cleverly hidden pockets and neat ways of tightening the waist or cuffs of the trousers, the colours are great, and having worn them around for a while now and climbed in them almost every day, I can tell you that they are fantastically durable. I really can’t recommend them enough, thank you Blurr!
And here’s a video of me and Tom slapping and humping our way up a 7a/+ at Apremont in Fontainebleau 😀