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The Creative Fight: Create Your Best Work and Live the Life You Imagine by Chris Orwig

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Chapter Twenty-One. Grit and Glory

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The creative fight is less Monday Night Football and more climbing up the sheer face of a rock. Playing in the NFL requires bulk, might, and strength. It’s hyped up, and it’s loud. Rock climbing is discreet. Climbers use ingenuity, agility, and guts to accomplish their goals. Last year’s Super Bowl was watched by 111.5 million fans. Most great rock climbs are witnessed by only a few, just like creative pursuits, which often take place in isolation rather than in front of adoring fans. And football is a fight against another team, but rock climbing is a fight within. The climber must dig deep into his reservoirs ...

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