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Mario Richard Dies In BASE Jump Accident

Sad news:

Mario Richard, husband of rock climber Steph Davis, died August 18 while wingsuit flying in Italy’s Dolomites.

Mrs. Narc and I have a small connection to Steph having met her briefly a few years back, so it was with particular dismay that we received this news.  Our thoughts are with Steph and everyone who knew Mario.

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Escalade Magazine Steph Davis Interview

Escalade Magazine Steph Davis Interview

Escalade Magazine recently caught up with Steph Davis after her Free Solo and Base Jump from Castleton Tower in Moab, UT. Here is a translation of the French interview into English.

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Dean Potter: Learning to Fly?

Dean Potter: Learning to Fly?

Thanks to the reader with the semi-inappropriate screen name that sent me a heads up on this article. Climbing has hit the front pages of The New York Times…sort of.  Controversial climber, slack liner and BASE-jumper Dean Potter has a big article on his latest non-climbing adventure:  a combination of highlining and Base-jumping.  For those […]

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