The Art of Falling

On the fall I had enough time to think. That's the first time that I've been airborne long enough to contemplate my situation. Usually falls happen so fast that the only thing present is instinct. I mean, often it takes a second or two  to even register what is going on, and by that time…

Something I’m Not

I was sitting in my nonprofit class on Monday night listening to all my peers on fire about life saving initiatives and amazing nonprofit ambitions that will probably someday save the world. I just sat there staring and fiddling with my H-taped ring finger wondering when I'll be able to start climbing hard again. I…

Ride the Wave

I parked my car, threw my keys under the seat, grabbed my fins from the trunk, and walked across the street, leaving my car unlocked, towards the beach. The clouds glowed with the setting sun behind them, and the waves looked to be glassy, clean, and scattered up and down the entirety of the beach.…

Look, Mom, No Brains!

After healing up for two weeks from my injuries I decided it was time to get back on the horse. I come up with some really bad ideas sometimes. It's like my hobby, and would you expect any less from somebody who spells safty wrong? The first few pitches went just fine, and we climbed…

The View

Sure, it all started with an REI class and this idea that I'd be some super jacked rock climbing badass, but it quickly turned to something entirely different. It's something that I could always relate with in surfing, that I had a hobby that I was so intrigued with that I would travel to beautiful…