elephantjournal.com reviews: La Sportiva climbing / bouldering shoes.

Via Waylon Lewis
on Aug 8, 2009
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La Sportiva

la sportiva climbing bouldering shoes

Most climbers are modern-day cowboys—buff, tough, dirty, inspired, stylish-without-trying loners who nevertheless often travel in packs. But me, even after six years, I’m still climbing mid-level problems. I’m no good, and I ain’t cool. I’m just in it ’cause I love it. It’s a great workout, and it’s fun, and you can be up and down and in and out in a half hour or an hour.

It’s called bouldering. No equipment. Just pop on and velcro up your Italian stallions—La Sportivas get our mindful thumbz up—and you’ll thank God for the day She invented climbing on rocks (or plastic, at gyms).

~ elephant journal, Summer 2007


About Waylon Lewis

Waylon Lewis, founder of elephant magazine, now elephantjournal.com & host of Walk the Talk Show with Waylon Lewis, is a 1st generation American Buddhist “Dharma Brat." Voted #1 in U.S. on twitter for #green two years running, Changemaker & Eco Ambassador by Treehugger, Green Hero by Discovery’s Planet Green, Best (!) Shameless Self-Promoter at Westword's Web Awards, Prominent Buddhist by Shambhala Sun, & 100 Most Influential People in Health & Fitness 2011 by "Greatist", Waylon is a mediocre climber, lazy yogi, 365-day bicycle commuter & best friend to Redford (his rescue hound). His aim: to bring the good news re: "the mindful life" beyond the choir & to all those who didn't know they gave a care. elephantjournal.com | His first book, Things I would like to do with You, is now available.


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