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  • By Will Strathmann Every climber who climbs trad has been there.  You’re two thirds of the way up the route, getting pumped out as your forearms begin to burn, and you need to stop and place that next piece of protection.  Your one foot is wedged into the the crack you’ve followed 40 feet up, […]

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  • By Henry White Dan Boozan simply loves the mountains and the culture that comes with them. From studying engineering and business administration to summiting the Grand Teton, Dan appreciates personal challenge and problem solving. After his biking injury in 2013, Dan moved to Colorado and soon connected with Paradox Sports. Finding a new passion in […]

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  • By Henry White   James Scheri is a backcountry enthusiast. Not only does he enjoy climbing rocks, James is also passionate about cycling, backpacking, fishing, and really anything that gets him out there! He is a USMC veteran who hails from the Midwest. After graduating from Illinois State University with a degree in Engineering Technology, […]

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  • By Jess Sporte With the unexpected early close of the ice park due to high temperatures and melting ice, I was apprehensive about how much I would enjoy this trip. I had had a busy week, my car was in the shop, I wasn’t sure if I’d know many of the people who were going, […]

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  • by Henry White From racing his wheelchair at 56 miles per hour on the east coast to summiting El Capitan in Yosemite, one could say Enock Glidden is a motivated powerhouse. As a computer scientist, adaptive athlete and blogger, Glidden has accomplished a lot in his life despite being born with Spina Bifida, a birth […]

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  • by Henry White   Just a two-hour drive outside of Los Angeles, Joshua Tree National Park is nestled on both the Colorado and Mojave Desert. Comprised of 800,000 acres, Joshua Tree is home to over five thousand sport, trad, and boulder routes of all difficulty levels, and is known as a world-class climbing destination.  The […]

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  • by Sam Sala Meet Vasu Sojitra: a 25-year old Adaptive Advocate and Athlete who joined the Paradox Sports Ambassador Team in 2014 after our trip up the Grand Teton – he became the first known amputee to summit the Grand without a prosthetic. You might recognize him from recent films A Grand Pursuit, Out On A […]

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  • By Sam Sala Born without her left hand, Paradox Sports Ambassador Maureen ‘Mo’ Beck is a force in the world of international paraclimbing. Later this month (Sept 14-18), she’ll be defending her 2014 world title at the IFSC Paraclimbing World Championships in Paris. We were lucky enough to pull her off the training wall for […]

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  • By Jess Sporte “What an awesome last name!” “You must be a good ‘sport’ climber!” “What a fitting last name!” These are just some of the many comments I receive when people find out that my last name is Sporte (yes, Sporte, like you play sports, except there is an ‘E’ at the end – […]

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  • By Sam Sala Even after a traumatic injury resulting in a compromised spinal cord and fused neck, Paradox Sports Ambassador Aika Yoshida refuses to sit idle. Originally from Tokyo, Japan, this Indianapolis-based physical therapist, yoga instructor, and general promoter of health and wellness, lives life to the fullest. Three years post-injury, to the day, she’s […]

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  • By Sam Sala The explosion was deafening; the impact of the blast, indescribably violent. While on patrol, running combat security operations in Iraq, Chad Jukes’ vehicle had rolled over an anti-tank mine. In an instant, his entire life, his love of the outdoors, his ability to simply walk or run, would be altered forever. Or […]

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  •  Paradox Sports Receives The North Face 2016 Explore Fund Grant Paradox Sports is increasing access to the outdoors for people with disabilities in Yosemite National Park, CA and Joshua Tree National Park, CA   BOULDER, CO  – June 28th, 2016 – Paradox Sports is proud to announce The North Face awarded a 2016 Explore Fund […]

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