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Hazel mccallion has company. you may remember the 97-year-old former mayor of mississauga taking to the walls at @hubclimbing earlier this month. well here’s 99-year-old greta plowman giving it a go at @manchester_climbing_centre in january. full report from her grandson below
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#repost @tdobsonnet
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mum and me took my 99yro grandma climbing for the first time last week.
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this is how @hollyperiperi at @womenclimb reported it:
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for tim dobson, watching his grandma tie in and start her first ever climb was probably not the calmest moment of his life. especially 3 days after christmas, when the common feeling is often one of sluggish reluctance to climb off the sofa, never mind the top of a route.

not for greta. with her 69-year old daughter judith belaying, and watched carefully by climber-grandson tim, she calmly made her way up her first top-rope route at @manchester_climbing_centre .

greta, who has never climbed before, said afterwards “it was marvelous! really exciting! my fingers ached a bit, but i learnt to push more with my feet and that made all the difference. “it was such a thrilling experience to get the top. i’m very thankful to judith and tim for supporting me and making this wonderful experience happen.” judith added: “i think she has stronger hands than she thinks – she’s often using handrails to pull herself up and pushing down. anyone who can climb the stairs can climb – and greta proved that today.” “she was asking me if she did good for someone her age, i said the average person her age was dead, and so she was definitely slightly above average”. greta’s past adventures include sailing across the channel in an open dinghy, so she’s not exactly a stranger to exciting challenges.

manchester climbing centre owner john dunne @dunne9012 said “i think greta holds the record for the oldest climber in the centre. she proves that it doesn't matter how old you are, what shape of body you have or how fit you feel you are, climbing is for everyone.”

9 hours ago comment 54 star 3,218

Who else is excited it's friday 🤩
photo by @shooteatclimb

14 hours ago comment 65 star 1,686
10 hours ago comment 45 star 2,019

🔊on for maximum impact 😂
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trying a s****d eliminate on the comp wall at @yondere17... almost?
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#bethecatalyst #falloffless www.catalystclimbing.com

13 hours ago comment 46 star 2,252

Eyeing the weekend like..
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going up to @theboulderfield this saturday! 🤗
📷: @notsabrina

4 hours ago comment 4 star 135

I cannot wait to touch this rock again. 📸: @matt_sally

15 hours ago comment 17 star 1,484

Кораблю безопаснее всего в гавани. Но он не для того строился © ГРЕЙС ХОППЕР

всем хайк 👍
с пятницей, друзья 👋 желаем интересного и захватывающего уикенда! Потом расскажите 😉

#onlythehike #thehike #hike #hiking #trekking #backpacking #climbing #trail #outdoor #adventure #travelling #hiketheworld #weekend #holiday #хайкинг #треккинг #бэкпэкинг #приключение #путешествие #впоход #пешийтуризм #турист #новыеоткрытия

2 hours ago comment 3 star 236

My best version of a “game face” without too much smiling..🤪

ready to tackle these next couple weeks of ninja!
this sunday is @nextlevelninjagames streaming on @twitch , then @ninjawarrior season 11 on @unistudios march 6 & 7!

thank you @michaeldcreations for the awesome new photos & @hairgrl66 for amazing hair/makeup 📸💄💕

10 hours ago comment 93 star 2,584

[scarpa prend la route 🚌]
testing the new furia air🌪!! 🤩
@scarpafrance ————————————————————
🎥 @clement_dupont_
@ffmontagne_escalade
@verticalartclimbing
@blackdiamond

16 hours ago comment 43 star 3,030