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Question Madness: Lisa Tamati

"Why live a life that's perceived as mad?"

There’s one question I get asked by nearly everyone I meet. It’s the one thing they all want to know and the one question I find difficult to answer quickly and succinctly. It is, of course, ‘Why do you do it?’

BlocHaus: Canberra's New Bouldering Gym Now Open

Duncan Brown at BlocHaus

Bould moves. Bould thinking. Duncan Brown, of Athlete By Choice, talks us through the newly opened BlocHaus - a premier bouldering gym in Canberra, where he'll be offering sport-specific training for those who are 'boulder than most'. 


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Changing the Face of Exploration

She Moves Mountains

For more than 50 years, The North Face has empowered people to push their boundaries in the outdoors. Today, we are enabling the future of all exploration by celebrating creators, athletes, educators, innovators. Relentless and unexpected explorers—role models who move mountains.

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