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Old 10-25-2004, 09:39 PM   #11
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Congratulations dude, that's awesome, way to go!!! Proud of you dude. [img]smile.gif[/img]
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Old 10-25-2004, 10:27 PM   #12
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That's great Wellard. Congratulation! How about having another go ? [img]tongue.gif[/img]
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Old 10-25-2004, 11:56 PM   #13
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Well done Wellard, I too plan to do the Sydney Harbour bridge climb, but I heard it was expensive..was it?
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Old 10-26-2004, 09:45 AM   #14
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Bravo Wellard, I also have a massive fear of heights and am glad to hear of someone doing such an impressive feat and overcoming the fear.

Be sure to let us see the photos, I am sure the view was amazing.
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Old 10-26-2004, 10:16 AM   #15
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Well done Welard! I'm not to keen on heights, but I did climb to the top of the eiffel tower on Sunday (school trip to france and belgium) and I was really not looking forward to it on the stairs up, but at the top I was like "wow, you can see loads of Paris". Then we had free time and got lost [img]graemlins/hehe.gif[/img]
Apologies if I make the topic about france, big structures or getting lost
Again well done, it must have been cool reaching the top!
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Old 10-26-2004, 10:35 AM   #16
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'grats wellard! i cant' imagine being there. i personally believe we have our irrational fears for a reason. not always to protect us but to help us grow. would you have done that if you did not have a fear of heights? i dunno how popular the trip is, but i personally wouldn't do anything like that unless i had something to beat.

good luck with conquering your fear!
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Old 10-26-2004, 11:00 AM   #17
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heyy i tried that once, it definitly is scarey! you have cars zooming below you and the sea winds pushing you against the rail, i wanted to get off too! have you also noticed the price for it? well its worth it i reckon. u need the true courage of an aussie bloke to withstand that pressure
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Old 10-30-2004, 06:16 AM   #18
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Quote:
Originally posted by T-D-C:
[QB] WELL DONE WELLARD!

I to have done the bridge climb and while they do say that 90 year old grandmothers have done it I was a bit scared at some points as i to have a fear of heights. Hoever the rush you get while facing your fear is nothing short of fantastic.

Well done! and it sounds like you well and truley deserved that beer!

[img]graemlins/cheers.gif[/img]

EDIT: Next time we have a Sydney get to gether Wellard we will all go Bungee Jumping!
Pass on the bungee jumping

I know lots of real old people do the bridge climb TDC, I just had to see if I could controll my fear. My fear will always be there, it will never leave, I just dont like being a slave to it

[ 10-30-2004, 05:18 AM: Message edited by: wellard ]
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Old 10-30-2004, 06:33 AM   #19
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I think you're fargone crazy! My legs are weak just reading this. I'm perfectly comfortable right down here. Not a big fan of heights myself although I don't mind planes. I think it's that it's so high I know I'll be dead for sure if anything happens.
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Old 10-30-2004, 11:41 AM   #20
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Just a pic halfway to the top of the bridge. Note the false smile [img]graemlins/heee.gif[/img]



I will add some more when I get back to Australia in late November
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