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Plastic Weekly Indoor Climbing Podcast

Plastic Weekly

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Plastic Weekly Indoor Climbing Podcast
Plastic Weekly Indoor Climbing Podcast

Plastic Weekly Indoor Climbing Podcast

Plastic Weekly

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Plastic Weekly brings you conversations and interviews about the world of indoor rock climbing. Visit www.plasticweekly.com and follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.

Latest Episodes

Ep. 30 - Canada's New High Performance Director

Jeff Thomson is the CEC's newly-appointed High Performance Director. What does that mean for competitive climbing in Canada? Well, a lot! Jeff gave a presentation in Mississauga Ontario after Canadian Open Bouldering Nationals, and this is an edited version of that presentation.

44 MIN2018 MAR 8
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Ep. 30 - Canada's New High Performance Director

Ep. 29 - Settling Scores

Eddie Fowke, Sierra Blair-Coyle, Simon Parton, and Will Anglin join me to talk about the new IFSC and USA Climbing scoring systems for bouldering.

42 MIN2018 FEB 8
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Ep. 29 - Settling Scores

Ep. 28 - ONE OF US: Lauren Watson

Not many 25 year olds have actually tried to open a climbing gym, and even fewer have succeeded. Lauren Watson took it a step further by opening Ground Up in Squamish, thousands of miles from her Toronto home. In this episode, hear Lauren recount her story.

50 MIN2018 FEB 1
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Ep. 28 - ONE OF US: Lauren Watson

Ep. 27 - Ninja Courses 101

Joë Layno of Aspire Climbing gives me a crash course on ninja courses: who uses them, how to integrate them into a climbing gym, and why he doesn't see ninja courses as a flash in the pan.

28 MIN2018 JAN 25
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Ep. 27 - Ninja Courses 101

Ep. 26 - A Coaching Foundation for the Future, with Silvia McBurney

Silvia McBurney has been working with the CEC to develop a Long Term Athlete Development plan for Canada, and has finally published the document after years of meeting with coaches and medical professionals from across the country. Silvia joins us to explain the purpose of the document, and to give an idea of how it will affect coaching and competition over the coming years.

34 MIN2018 JAN 18
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Ep. 26 - A Coaching Foundation for the Future, with Silvia McBurney

Ep. 25 - University Bouldering Series

Team finals. Post-comp sleepovers. Competing in rental shoes. All this and more in my interview with Max Summerlee, one of the founders and co-presidents of Canada's University Bouldering Series.

37 MIN2018 JAN 11
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Ep. 25 - University Bouldering Series

Ep. 24 - Industry Banter, Dec '17

I'm joined by Shaun Hunter and Brandon Barraclough to talk about Moonboard Masters, aesthetics in competition setting, the Freedom Climber, the CEC's new High Performance Director, a gym flooring manifesto, climbing while old, and Sharma getting that Polo money.

69 MIN2017 DEC 14
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Ep. 24 - Industry Banter, Dec '17

Ep. 23 - Climbing Media Struggles with Jeremy Dowsett

In the second part of my interview with Jeremy Dowsett, we talk about how us non-journalists handle questions of journalistic ethics, why Jeremy felt compelled to travel around the country to film competitions, and why Climbing Hold Review is becoming Outdoor Gear Review.

37 MIN2017 DEC 7
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Ep. 23 - Climbing Media Struggles with Jeremy Dowsett

Ep. 22 - The State of Aluminum with Jim Karn

Jim Karn of Metolius talks to us about their foray into making climbing holds with aluminum. We talk about the advantages and limits of the material, and Jim reveals how he'll judge the product's success.

24 MIN2017 NOV 30
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Ep. 22 - The State of Aluminum with Jim Karn

Ep. 21 - First Dissent: 6 Requirements for a Comp Livestream

First Dissent is what I'm calling episodes where I just talk for a bit...it's funnier when you say it out loud. As livestreams become standard fare for mid-tier and top-tier competitions, it's time to identify the shortcomings of current streams and figure out what's required to bring our broadcasts to the next level. Read the full episode at www.plasticweekly.com

22 MIN2017 NOV 23
Comments
Ep. 21 - First Dissent: 6 Requirements for a Comp Livestream

Latest Episodes

Ep. 30 - Canada's New High Performance Director

Jeff Thomson is the CEC's newly-appointed High Performance Director. What does that mean for competitive climbing in Canada? Well, a lot! Jeff gave a presentation in Mississauga Ontario after Canadian Open Bouldering Nationals, and this is an edited version of that presentation.

44 MIN2018 MAR 8
Comments
Ep. 30 - Canada's New High Performance Director

Ep. 29 - Settling Scores

Eddie Fowke, Sierra Blair-Coyle, Simon Parton, and Will Anglin join me to talk about the new IFSC and USA Climbing scoring systems for bouldering.

42 MIN2018 FEB 8
Comments
Ep. 29 - Settling Scores

Ep. 28 - ONE OF US: Lauren Watson

Not many 25 year olds have actually tried to open a climbing gym, and even fewer have succeeded. Lauren Watson took it a step further by opening Ground Up in Squamish, thousands of miles from her Toronto home. In this episode, hear Lauren recount her story.

50 MIN2018 FEB 1
Comments
Ep. 28 - ONE OF US: Lauren Watson

Ep. 27 - Ninja Courses 101

Joë Layno of Aspire Climbing gives me a crash course on ninja courses: who uses them, how to integrate them into a climbing gym, and why he doesn't see ninja courses as a flash in the pan.

28 MIN2018 JAN 25
Comments
Ep. 27 - Ninja Courses 101

Ep. 26 - A Coaching Foundation for the Future, with Silvia McBurney

Silvia McBurney has been working with the CEC to develop a Long Term Athlete Development plan for Canada, and has finally published the document after years of meeting with coaches and medical professionals from across the country. Silvia joins us to explain the purpose of the document, and to give an idea of how it will affect coaching and competition over the coming years.

34 MIN2018 JAN 18
Comments
Ep. 26 - A Coaching Foundation for the Future, with Silvia McBurney

Ep. 25 - University Bouldering Series

Team finals. Post-comp sleepovers. Competing in rental shoes. All this and more in my interview with Max Summerlee, one of the founders and co-presidents of Canada's University Bouldering Series.

37 MIN2018 JAN 11
Comments
Ep. 25 - University Bouldering Series

Ep. 24 - Industry Banter, Dec '17

I'm joined by Shaun Hunter and Brandon Barraclough to talk about Moonboard Masters, aesthetics in competition setting, the Freedom Climber, the CEC's new High Performance Director, a gym flooring manifesto, climbing while old, and Sharma getting that Polo money.

69 MIN2017 DEC 14
Comments
Ep. 24 - Industry Banter, Dec '17

Ep. 23 - Climbing Media Struggles with Jeremy Dowsett

In the second part of my interview with Jeremy Dowsett, we talk about how us non-journalists handle questions of journalistic ethics, why Jeremy felt compelled to travel around the country to film competitions, and why Climbing Hold Review is becoming Outdoor Gear Review.

37 MIN2017 DEC 7
Comments
Ep. 23 - Climbing Media Struggles with Jeremy Dowsett

Ep. 22 - The State of Aluminum with Jim Karn

Jim Karn of Metolius talks to us about their foray into making climbing holds with aluminum. We talk about the advantages and limits of the material, and Jim reveals how he'll judge the product's success.

24 MIN2017 NOV 30
Comments
Ep. 22 - The State of Aluminum with Jim Karn

Ep. 21 - First Dissent: 6 Requirements for a Comp Livestream

First Dissent is what I'm calling episodes where I just talk for a bit...it's funnier when you say it out loud. As livestreams become standard fare for mid-tier and top-tier competitions, it's time to identify the shortcomings of current streams and figure out what's required to bring our broadcasts to the next level. Read the full episode at www.plasticweekly.com

22 MIN2017 NOV 23
Comments
Ep. 21 - First Dissent: 6 Requirements for a Comp Livestream