Yes, at least half of my students are climbers- it provides some great balance (in a couple of ways). Yes, looking forward to the Pump. Thanks for the book info. Going to get the Winter Athlete for certain. Hadn't heard of those and I am always looking for sport specific fitness regimes to augment what I've learned so far.
Barefoot running is very cool. A few select Asanas, huh? Wonder which ones those might be. For skiing? Chair, Warriors and hip and ham stretches? Curious.
Come out of the closet and do some yoga in the sunshine! It is so much better that way.