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Videos are great but they can create robots
OffLine 8a.nu
  2014-04-20 00:00:00    
Finding new solutions on cruxes is one of the greatest things in climbing especially for the FAs. Sometimes it is like a tombola and you just keep trying all the holds and positions before it clicks. To say that you finally have done all the moves can sometimes be equally rewarding as to actually do the ascent.

Videos are great and it sure speeds up the process especially in bouldering as it is so much about muscle recruitment. A solution found in a video is just to copy like a robot even if it feels meaningless hard in the beginning.

Without the video you would probably have tried all solutions and after several sessions on the different methods, getting continuously stronger in all, found it. The risk with to much video copy and past is of course that the projecting joy is reduced to simply a robot excursion.
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OffLine J2F
  2014-04-21 20:57:21    
"Machine" is the goal, isnt'it ?
OffLine Truls Martin Larsen
  2014-04-21 23:37:03    
Totally agree! Did Webb do the understanding with or without seeing the video of Nalle first? Increased cred for doing something without any prior knowledge of the moves! Would be cool if 8a added a line of text telling the public if the ascentionist had any prior knowledge of the moves. To be able to distinguish the top boulderers today, you have to look at their FAs, as they are all extremely efficient at repeating others problems. What about having a FA rankinglist?
OffLine Eric MacNeil
  2014-04-27 00:32:00    
"Would be cool if 8a added a line of text telling the public if the ascentionist had any prior knowledge of the moves." Do you mean like, onsight?
OnLine rai
  2017-01-09 18:04:17    
Jens this is probably the best post you've ever put on this site... CONGRATS ;-). Most climbers should have this in mind and stay on "mute" mode when belaying...