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Cover Story - February 28, 2018

Up he goes

Rock climbing is giving Portola Valley's Ross Fulkerson a route to the top

by Dave Boyce

Rock climbing, a new category in the 2020 Olympics in Tokyo, is a competitive sport in which competitors often talk strategy with each other. It's a team sport in which individuals perform more or less by themselves. And it's a gravity-defying sport that demands balance, strength, agility, mental acuity and judgment, and has practitioners from ages 3 to 83.

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