Thanks JJ for sharing your incredible story… and for being the biggest badass I know! You never cease to be a source of inspiration and motivation.
Some of you know that I’ve been rock climbing for half of my lifetime, which is a really long time.
Others have only seen me pedalling furiously at races vying for a spot on the podium. As one cyclist stated after discovering that my biceps came from rock climbing, he responded, “hell honey, whatcha wanna do a crazy sport like that for? You have a death wish?” That coming from a road racer, to me, is somewhat ironic. I’ve never felt more at risk than in road racing…but let’s get back to rock climbing.
Since I’ve started this blog, I haven’t mentioned my previous life of scaling walls and such, primarily because wearing lycra and riding a bicycle through beautiful forests was a wonderful change and focus in my life. I had a health and cancer mission…
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