What Would You Do For 50 Quid?

It seems like they're all at it. In our recent news item on The Climbing Works, we reported a cash prize for the first to complete a 'special' boulder problem. It would appear that this trend is growing, with Climb Newcastle running a similar competition.The Climb Newcastle competition has a twist; they publish a video showing exactly how the problem is climbed, giving all competitors the chance to gain valuable 'video beta' before the big day.Chris Graham of Climb Newcastle described their latest comp:”This month we had a rollover so it was £100, won by one of the strongest young climbers around Micky Page”Micky Page was described by Tyler Landman in the UKC 2008 Bouldering Article as a “Geordie underground legend” following his repeat of the Font 8C sit start to Kheops. With competitors operating at that level, it's fair to say that this won't be the easiest £50 you've ever earned.I asked Chris Graham about their drug testing policy; “No drug testing at our comps although a couple of our competitors may have been over the limit on the caffeine!”In Need Of £50? Check Out This Video: For more info on this bouldering competition, check out the Climb Newcastle WebsiteDiesen Artikel inkl. Bilder auf UKClimbing.com anschauen