J. Reeve

Helpful votes received on reviews: 72% (79 of 110)
Location: Bristol, United Kingdom


Top Reviewer Ranking: 455,780 - Total Helpful Votes: 79 of 110
The Summit [DVD] <b>DVD</b> ~ Christine Barnes
The Summit [DVD] DVD ~ Christine Barnes
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
Originally saw an edited version of this film on the BBC, where approximately 20 minutes was cut out. At the time, I found the film very disjointed, but having watched the complete version it now makes much more sense - even if the storylines do jump around somewhat. The photography was superb, both 'new' and original footage (which just goes to show how good 'home video' cameras can be these days.
The people interviewed are very passionate about their own version of events, even though they have conflicting recollections. This goes to show what the realities are like in high altitude mountaineering. (I found the book No Way Down, about the same events, was just as unclear). My main… Read more
Two Wheels on my Wagon: A Bicycle Adventure in the&hellip by Paul Howard
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
I have a bit of an obsession with books about endurance sports and adventures, so picked this up as one of the few products available about the epic Tour Divide race. I was initially made aware of this event when James Cracknell and Ben Fogle planned to take part, but those expecting this book to reflect the gritty masochism and punishing drive demonstrated by Cracknell's adventures will be disappointed. Howard spends a great deal of time in motels and diners rather roughing it at the more extreme end of the scale.
Paul Howard reminds me of Bill Bryson - rename this book "A Ride in the Woods" and you might get the idea. His observations about American society and the locals he comes… Read more
Chasing Legends <a href="http://www.amazon.co.uk/Chasing-Legends-Haik-Naltchayan/dp/artist-redirect/B00443QMGA">Haik Naltchayan</a><span class="byLinePipe"> | </span><span class="byLinePipe">Format:</span> MP3 Download
Chasing Legends Haik Naltchayan MP3 Download
5.0 out of 5 stars Brilliant, 7 Jun 2011
Downloaded this score a couple of weeks ago (based purely on the small sample used in the movie's trailer) and have played it constantly in the car since. Just brilliant.

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