New Blog!

Hey ya’ll. So I’m kinda over this blog right now so I started a new blog (with the help of Justin Duvall and Rachel Rice), www.awkwardclimbingphotos.wordpress.com. Check it out!

Awkward Climbing Photos Part 1

Today I set out to write a post for my new segment “Awkward Climbing Photos” with the theme 10 Awkward Photos of My Friends Not Climbing On Climbing Trips, inspired by these 2 gems:

Matt giving us sexy.

Moby's Dick just makes me feel good. **Photo by Kerri Boyd Isenstadt**

But while I was stalking everyone’s Facebook pages for trip pictures, I realized I had the topic all wrong. Special thanks to Jeremy Salkin and Rob Mauler for your amazing photography skills (since most of these pictures came from your albums!). So, today I present to you 12 Awkward Photos of Gerrit Spieker Not Climbing on Climbing Trips. These are in no particular order, and yes, I chose 12 because I honestly couldn’t narrow the list down any further. Feel free to add your own captions in the comments section. Enjoy! 

Dear Gerrit; I am sorry, but this is for your own good :)

1. Woohoo! I heard Prana is having a sale on men's jeans!

2. Jesus is my send Bible character.

3. Bouwt...it does a body good.

4. Woohoo! I heard Mammut is having a sale on man purses!

5. Mr. Worm - how did you climb that V10 traverse with such finesse?

6. Hey girl...you need a spotter?

7. Mama said there'd be days like this, there'd be days like this mama said.

8. My name is Gerrit. I have a hand with 5 fingers.

9. High stepy no worky.

10. Upicus Ascendo!

11. Woohoo! I heard La Sportiva is having a sale on Solutions!

12. I'd get in the water...if I were a cer-azy person.

What could be greater than playing a game of golf with a gator?

Sorry I haven’t posted in a while. I’ve been busy! Anyways, to make up for it I created this internet meme for you:

And just because it’s so awesome…here’s the Gator Golf commercial for you:

Hanukkah…yeah buddy.

Yesterday was the first day of Hanukkah. So I made this for all my Jewish friends – especially Ben Chamish: