Rants, Raves & Richard Jensen

Posted by on Jun 29, 2016 in Projects

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Jeff and Dave are recording from the same place for the first time.  The guys talk talk F1 and LeMans racing. Jeff meets a girl in Yosemite who’s laying in the dirt and dreaming of a man with a Sprinter Van.  Dave’s dad meets the Pope in a Brush with Fame.  The guys answer a letter from a listener in Film Term of the Day.  This episode’s guest is Richard Jensen. Richard along with Mark Smith did the First Ascent of the controversial El Capitan climbing route Wings of Steel.  On this the 5th anniversary of the 2nd Ascent Richard talks about what he would do differently now and how the film Assault on El Capitan changed the perception of the route.  Never shying away from controversy Richard talks about his longstanding feud with El Cap climber and critic Steve Grossman and how he deals with continued  criticism of his climbing style.

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