Florine, Hans 1964–

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Florine, Hans 1964–

(Hans E. Florine)

PERSONAL:

Born June 18, 1964, in Fort Lee, VA; son of Thomas (a veterinarian) and Maryann (a teacher, business administrator, real estate speculator, and homemaker) Florine; married Jacqueline Adams (a model and homemaker), October 7, 2000; children: Marianna, Pierce. Ethnicity: "White." Education: California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, B.S., 1988.

ADDRESSES:

Home—Lafayette, CA. E-mail—[email protected]

CAREER:

Parker Seals, Culver City, CA, production manager, 1988-90; self-employed rock climber, and public speaker, 1990-2000. Touchstone Climbing, in marketing, 2000—; affiliate of National Competition Climbing Federation. TranSystems, Oakland, CA, administrator, 2007—.

MEMBER:

American Alpine Club, National Speakers Association.

WRITINGS:

(With Bill Wright) Climb On! Skills for More Efficient Climbing, Falcon Press (Guilford, CT), 2002, 2nd edition published as Speed Climbing! How to Climb Faster and Better, 2004.

Also creator of the audio program Speed Is Power, produced by Topics Entertainment in 2005. Contributor to periodicals, including Adventure Sports, Climbing, Podcast Climber, Summit Journal, and Rock and Ice.

SIDELIGHTS:

Hans Florine told CA: "I write to share knowledge, so I can see others accomplish more and be inspired in turn to do more myself."

BIOGRAPHICAL AND CRITICAL SOURCES:

ONLINE

Hans Florine Home Page,http://www.hansflorine.com (August 13, 2007).

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