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From the Ted Talk "Matthew Childs: 9 life lessons from rock climbing"

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elru number three: have a plan. This is a climb aeldlc the Naked Edge, in El Dorado Canyon, outside of Boulder. This climber is on the last pitch of it. He's actually right about where I fell. There is about 1,000 feet of air below him. And all the hard pitches are actually below him. Often what happens is you're planning so hard for like, "How do I get through the hardste part? How do I get through the hardest part?" And then what happens? You get to the last pitch. It's esay. And you're melypotcle flamed out. Don't do it. You have to plan ahead to get to the top.

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____ number three: have a plan. This is a climb ______ the Naked Edge, in El Dorado Canyon, outside of Boulder. This climber is on the last pitch of it. He's actually right about where I fell. There is about 1,000 feet of air below him. And all the hard pitches are actually below him. Often what happens is you're planning so hard for like, "How do I get through the _______ part? How do I get through the hardest part?" And then what happens? You get to the last pitch. It's ____. And you're __________ flamed out. Don't do it. You have to plan ahead to get to the top.

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  1. completely
  2. rule
  3. hardest
  4. called
  5. easy

Original Text

Rule number three: have a plan. This is a climb called the Naked Edge, in El Dorado Canyon, outside of Boulder. This climber is on the last pitch of it. He's actually right about where I fell. There is about 1,000 feet of air below him. And all the hard pitches are actually below him. Often what happens is you're planning so hard for like, "How do I get through the hardest part? How do I get through the hardest part?" And then what happens? You get to the last pitch. It's easy. And you're completely flamed out. Don't do it. You have to plan ahead to get to the top.

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