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Kartessa


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Greetings boys and girls,

I just got my first sponsorship deal and thought if any of you had any questions, I'd be happy to help answer them and help out.


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Does it by chance involve pills, routing numbers, or Nigeria?


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guessing your climbing profile isn't quite up to date then.


Kartessa


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yodadave wrote:
guessing your climbing profile isn't quite up to date then.

No, it's pretty accurate


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Someone finally sponsored you? This has been a long time coming. Congradyoolashunz.


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Well.... how do I make my dreams come true?


Kartessa


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jeepnphreak wrote:
Well.... how do I make my dreams come true?

Depends on what those dreams are...


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Kartessa wrote:
jeepnphreak wrote:
Well.... how do I make my dreams come true?

Depends on what those dreams are...

Do you want to be a pro/sponsored climber like me? Or do you want to be a good climber?


John5


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details...


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Kartessa wrote:
Kartessa wrote:
jeepnphreak wrote:
Well.... how do I make my dreams come true?

Depends on what those dreams are...

Do you want to be a pro/sponsored climber like me? Or do you want to be a good climber?

Ill take option 1, pro/sponsored climber.


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Kartessa


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jeepnphreak wrote:
Kartessa wrote:
Kartessa wrote:
jeepnphreak wrote:
Well.... how do I make my dreams come true?

Depends on what those dreams are...

Do you want to be a pro/sponsored climber like me? Or do you want to be a good climber?

Ill take option 1, pro/sponsored climber.

Lots of hard work, spray and shameless self-promotion

Begging and abandoning any dignity helps too


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Kartessa wrote:
jeepnphreak wrote:
Kartessa wrote:
Kartessa wrote:
jeepnphreak wrote:
Well.... how do I make my dreams come true?

Depends on what those dreams are...

Do you want to be a pro/sponsored climber like me? Or do you want to be a good climber?

Ill take option 1, pro/sponsored climber.

Lots of hard work, spray and shameless self-promotion

Begging and abandoning any dignity helps too

You forgot to add pimping, lots of pimping.


Kartessa


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granite_grrl wrote:
Kartessa wrote:
jeepnphreak wrote:
Kartessa wrote:
Kartessa wrote:
jeepnphreak wrote:
Well.... how do I make my dreams come true?

Depends on what those dreams are...

Do you want to be a pro/sponsored climber like me? Or do you want to be a good climber?

Ill take option 1, pro/sponsored climber.

Lots of hard work, spray and shameless self-promotion

Begging and abandoning any dignity helps too

You forgot to add pimping, lots of pimping.

I did my own dirty work, thank you.


Kartessa


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My knees are killing me


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Kartessa wrote:
My knees are killing me

From grovely off-widths, right?


Kartessa


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happiegrrrl wrote:
Kartessa wrote:
My knees are killing me

From grovely off-widths, right?

ummmm.... sure....


edge


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Kartessa wrote:
Greetings boys and girls,

I just got my first sponsorship deal and thought if any of you had any questions, I'd be happy to help answer them and help out.

Does your sponsor provide you with free outerwear?




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surfstar


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Unemployment checks do not equal sponsorship.


Kartessa


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surfstar wrote:
Unemployment checks do not equal sponsorship.

How about a company agreeing to pay comp fees, and a small daily allowance when at comps ?


Kartessa


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edge wrote:
Kartessa wrote:
Greetings boys and girls,

I just got my first sponsorship deal and thought if any of you had any questions, I'd be happy to help answer them and help out.

Does your sponsor provide you with free outerwear?

[image]http://www.spirithalloween.com/images/spirit/products/interactivezoom/processed/07126352.interactive.a.jpg[/image]

My muscles would never fit into a suit like that... The first time I try to flex or dyno, the whole world would explode.


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Kartessa wrote:
surfstar wrote:
Unemployment checks do not equal sponsorship.

How about a company agreeing to pay comp fees, and a small daily allowance when at comps ?

Well fuck, that's more than Nathan gets.

Mad


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Start a climbing-related business. You can sponsor yourself as much as you like and better still write it all off against tax as product development/market research/testing etc. Itīs considerably better paid than being a pro climber.


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granite_grrl wrote:
Kartessa wrote:
surfstar wrote:
Unemployment checks do not equal sponsorship.

How about a company agreeing to pay comp fees, and a small daily allowance when at comps ?

Well fuck, that's more than Nathan gets.

Mad

He should try harder then


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granite_grrl wrote:
Kartessa wrote:
surfstar wrote:
Unemployment checks do not equal sponsorship.

How about a company agreeing to pay comp fees, and a small daily allowance when at comps ?

Well fuck, that's more than Nathan gets.

Mad


I thought you were his sponsor? So get on with it! He needs you to pay comp fees and small daily allowance on his world travels.


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Kartessa wrote:
edge wrote:
Kartessa wrote:
Greetings boys and girls,

I just got my first sponsorship deal and thought if any of you had any questions, I'd be happy to help answer them and help out.

Does your sponsor provide you with free outerwear?

[image]http://www.spirithalloween.com/images/spirit/products/interactivezoom/processed/07126352.interactive.a.jpg[/image]

My muscles would never fit into a suit like that... The first time I try to flex or dyno, the whole world would explode.

So you are in product testing and development?

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