Tuesday, March 4, 2003
Living It Up: Rock Climbing
When Jackie says she's reaching for the top, she's talking about a 25 foot rock climbing wall with no room for error. Tonight, Living It up soars to new heights. Jackie gets a grip on one of the most rugged sports around.
(WSVN) --We're Living It Up in Coral Cliffs in Fort Lauderdale. Now since they're aren't many cliffs, we're climbing a manmade mountain that proves to be as challenging as the real thing.
Jackie: "What do you need to be able to climb?"
Robert: "You need climbing shoes, you need a harness, you need a rope, you need another person."
Jackie: "What is their job?"
Robert: "The other person is called the balayer and the job of the blayer is to catch the climber."
Jackie: "All right I'm getting ready to head up the rock climbing wall for the first time, lets see how I do."
Jackie: "This is the part that's scary when I actually realize I'm at the top of the wall, I don't want to look down."
Robert: "Climbing is a lot like a chess game, when you're trying to figure out how to do this, because there are moves you need to figure out and its not always obvious."
Jackie: "I think this is going to be a lot harder than the last one, I'm real nervous all right"
Robert: "This is a lot harder because this is a lot more tension from your stomach."
Robert: "There is nice, right foot, excellent. Okay right hand."
Jackie: "I'm really scared."
Robert: "It's okay, you're doing fantastic."
Jackie: "Yes, I'm stuck now. I'm too scared to come down."
Robert: "She did very good she made it to the top that's what counts that's what its all about going to top."
Jackie: "Ow that hurts, I can't feel that."
Jackie: "I can't even make a fist."
Jackie: "We'll you've seen me try it out, now lets see how they really do it. Here's pro climber Rodney Fernandez."
Jackie: "That's what it's like living it up at Coral Cliffs in Ft. Lauderdale."
On Thursday, Jackie picks up a shotgun for the first time.Watch as she takes aim at a pretty difficult target.
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