Entries by Alex Johnson

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Alex Johnson on Projecting, Sending, and Lessons Learned

So much of climbing, especially projecting, is puzzle piecing. It isn’t whether or not you’re strong enough to do the climb, or do each individual move on the climb, but figuring out how to do each move, and configuring the most efficient way to combine multiple moves in a row while expending the least amount […]

Alex Johnson joins Team Trango

One of the greatest things about the outdoor industry is the connections that we are able to make with passionate, like-minded individuals. We’ve been lucky to support many of these individuals through the Trango athlete team and are thrilled to announce the latest addition, Alex Johnson. Alex Johnson was the first american to win a Bouldering […]

Fritz Tips? (Tip #3) Staying Healthy

I’ve been getting a lot of inquiries to write about finger strengthening tips and injury prevention. I’ve been lucky enough to slip through my career so far without having any detrimental injuries. Of course I can’t speak medically, but I can definitel…

Tokyo Ramblings

I mean, I spent most of my time in Japan climbing. Indoor, outdoor. This is but a tiny blurb from my time over there. It was an interesting time, climbing-wise. I’d been to Japan before, and absolutely loved it. This time I had the surprise pleasure of…

No Ragrets

I just found this little gem of a journal entry in my phone from January 23rd. Oldie but goodie?”I recently watched this funny movie called “We Are The Millers.” There’s a scene in which a baby thug gets punched out by Jennifer Aniston, but n…

The Swoop Project

Wow. What a crazy process. No wonder Woods and Beal named the Grandpa Peabody Proj “The Process.” That’s exactly what it is.I was initially dragged down there to try a classic V5 to the right called “Tiger Lily.” When I say dragged, I mean almost liter…

AJ Tip #2

Is it time for another AJ Tip? I have yet to come up with a cleverer name… Trendy Tips. Top Notch Tips. Terrific Tips! (I’m biased.) …I’m open for suggestions. Please!Anyway, I’ve had another random thought I’d like to share with the class. This on…

AJ Tips! #1

I’m starting a thing! It’s called “AJ Tips.” But I’ll probably change the name to something a little more creative, but for right now bear with the dumb name.”AJ Tips/Other Cooler Name” will feature a random helpful climbing tip at random inconsis…