Last night Jesse and I hit up the rock gym. Jesse’s has had quite a few wrist issues lately, but continues working hard on a 5.11. I’ve been trying my luck at a few 5.12’s, and it’s going well. I’m excited with my progress.
The newest House of Rock toy, however, has little to do with climbing. Old man Schenk let me take his balancing board back to CT with me. It is super fun.
A balance board is a carefully crafted board that can roll back and forth on a cylinder. You stand on top and try to roll back and forth to hold your balance. Once you master standing, you can start learning surfing stances and cool tricks.
It’s good because…
1. It helps improve your balance for activities like kiteboarding and surfing
2. It’s a mechanism of which mothers everywhere would heartily dissaprove