Author Topic: Is climbing a Sport?  (Read 13746 times)

ciaran

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Re: Is climbing a Sport?
« Reply #15 on: June 03, 2012, 05:54:14 PM »
If you are running after a bus are you doing a sport ?

If you are a boy racer and love speeding in your automobile regularly are you motor racing ?

If you get shitfaced and jump around on a nightclub floor are you competition dancing ?

Being physically fit doesn't mean the activity you are doing is a sport, people who go to gyms to work out and run on treadmills and lift weights, they aren't considered to be doing a sport

Climbing is WAY more than a sport


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Kevin_Griffin

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Re: Is climbing a Sport?
« Reply #16 on: June 04, 2012, 06:49:53 AM »
Not a sport.

Stephen McMullan

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Re: Is climbing a Sport?
« Reply #17 on: June 05, 2012, 09:19:28 AM »
Its a sport if you want it to be but no, not for me.

trish fox

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Re: Is climbing a Sport?
« Reply #18 on: June 05, 2012, 12:38:46 PM »
Ciaran, you've missed my point entirely.

And I agree with how Stephen put it- it's up to the individual, for me, climbing is a sport.

chris rooney

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Re: Is climbing a Sport?
« Reply #19 on: June 05, 2012, 01:59:12 PM »
a sport with only 2 grades Trish?

trish fox

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Re: Is climbing a Sport?
« Reply #20 on: June 05, 2012, 02:02:10 PM »
Grades aside Chris - it's still a sport...

For me.

Stephen McMullan

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Re: Is climbing a Sport?
« Reply #21 on: June 05, 2012, 03:25:37 PM »
And I agree with how Stephen put it
Yay, I win!  ;D

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Re: Is climbing a Sport?
« Reply #22 on: June 05, 2012, 03:51:08 PM »
You can't win arguing isn't a sport.

joe purser

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Re: Is climbing a Sport?
« Reply #23 on: June 20, 2012, 09:34:20 PM »
  There are only three sports: bullfighting, motor racing, and mountaineering; all the rest are merely games ~ Ernest Hemingway

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Re: Is climbing a Sport?
« Reply #24 on: June 22, 2012, 07:59:22 AM »
have you ever watched a Spelling Championship online? now thats a sport to be contended with!
for me, climbing is a sport. it seems that people have a phobia of the word 'sport'...... whats this about?

 

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