“…Speaking of cliff-hangers, that’s Cam Brensinger of Arlington, Mass., working his way up Rigid Designator, a treacherous frozen climb near Vail, Colo. Some of us seek our thrills on vertical ice in 6 degree temps. Most of us look for them in stadiums and arenas or from the comforts of home. What tubers (the kind pulled by speedboats) and tubers (the kind indenting couches) have in common is the rush of adrenaline that keeps them coming back, ”win, lose or OT.”
Excerpt written by Steve Wulf for ESPN The Magazine, January 14, 2008, pp. 26-27.
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