2/19/09 – When Jerry Moffatt burst onto the scene as a brash year-old, rock climbing had never seen anyone like him before. Fiercely. Revelations Jerry Moffatt was probably the best climber in the world for most of the s, and he continued to push standards throughout the. Revelations is the award winning autobiography, one of the world’s When Jerry Moffatt burst onto the scene as a brash year-old, rock.

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Joanna rated it really liked it Jan 14, Its hands-down my favorite climbing book. Jerry’s passion for climbing is infectious and his triumphs working through problems, setting new routes and flashing world class epic climbs really inspire me to keep up with the training.

Brilliant read for anyone interested in a bit of British rock climbing history. In climbing I do things that I enjoy and jwrry to do not the ones that are currently in fashion.

Revelations – Jerry Moffatt

Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Paul still inspires people with his resilience, after his accident on the Totem Pole. I have revelatiosn idea how this book won the grand prize, though I will say Niall Grimes wrote brilliantly about Jerry Moffatt climbing rocks on multiple continents, something many other people in the s did.

Alternatively if you do not wish to login you may post a comment anonymously. Niall Grimes is one of the most exciting climbing writers in the world.


This is the story of his meteoric rise mpffatt stardom, and how he overcame injury to stay at the top for over two decades.

It is a revelation. I believe we still have a tremendous amount of influence on our abilities, especially in climbing where the sport is still pretty isolated from the larger gene pool.

Revelations by Jerry Moffatt

Fiercely ambitious, even as a boy Moffatt was focussed on one thing: Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Get discounts in shops nationwide BMC office: Honest, witty and pithy, it explains to us mere mortals exactly what it takes to be the best climber in the world.

This is the story of his meteoric rise to stardom, and how he overcame injury to stay at the top for over two decades. He was also a highly accomplished trad, revelationd, and solo moffztt and perhaps the best on sight climber of his generation.

Never strong enough Because your fingers are the link to the rock, finger strength is probably the most important strength you can have. I don’t take my clothes off and sit in front of the fire, but I do stretch my fingers, wrists, elbows, shoulders, neck, and back, a little all the time.

Probably crap if you are not a climber reading about one of your climbing heros. Aug 15, Edd Mowbray rated it it was amazing. Jerry Moffatt – Revelations Sub-title: All in all however, the book drew me in completely and held my attention as a reader throughout which is a rrevelations experience for me. No trivia or quizzes yet.


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To view it, click here. User Id or Email: Too much training is as bad as not enough. Mark, Its quite a coincidence you mention those books. None of these are technical manuals; they are entertaining reads that also impart random snippets of climbing wisdom:. GlobeRunner rated it really liked it Feb 20, A very dangerous book. Not the other way round Power training on one or two moves problems will help your endurance but not the other way round.

Firstly, an increase in power leads to an increase in endurance — it doesn’t work the other way around. A regular on the lecture circuit, his offbeat and well observed revlations has earned him great popularity in his native Ireland, in the UK and further afield.

Yet Jerry Moffatt is more than a dedicated athlete. Katie Lambert rated it liked it Jan 13,