Should climbing be an Olympic sport? Apparently last week some guy at the ‘International Federation of Sport Climbing’ (whatever that is) announced that they are putting forward a multi discipline format to the IOC in with the hope that a sugar-coated spectator-friendly approach to climbing will help them pick climbing as an Olympic sport. It […]Read more "The case against climbing becoming an Olympic sport"
There are many subtle things that climbing teaches you, beyond using gear and climbing technique, that I feel can help you live a better life. As with climbing the bigger the challenge the more (and faster) you learn; there are some interesting parallels between being successful on big routes and doing well in life.Read more "What big-wall climbing teaches you about life"
Hydracare was a project which aimed to reduce dehydration in hospitals and care homes – a problem sadly still poorly addressed. It started while at university and the patent/surrounding IP was eventually sold in 2012. I came across the problem of dehydration after obliterating my foot in a climbing accident that required me to spend 8 days […]Read more "Hydracare – Idea to IP sale"
Moving in to your first office can be pretty cool, but for most (self funded) start-ups you tend to spend your formative years either working from home or renting a desk with other companies. There are are a few ways to manage your work environment and I have experience of most of them – below […]Read more "Tips on getting an office"