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Teamwork rocks at Beyond London

Written by: Jessica Lee

Published on: July 29, 2015

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They say that teams who sweat together, stay together. Perhaps that’s why we have a special sense of camaraderie in our London office; it’s through sweat, tears and pure determination that we create award-winning work for our clients.

Last week, Beyond put this expression to the test – literally – through a rock-climbing challenge. With a little bit of instruction and a whole lot of safety mats, we swapped our denim jeans for athletic shorts to work on our footwork, body positioning and problem-solving skills.

We quickly learned that good technique proved to be more important than brute physical strength when tackling different climbing routes.
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With the basics soon under our belt, we enthusiastically slathered chalk onto our hands (some more so than others) to tackle some tricky sections of the climbing wall.

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And, of course, some people in our group couldn’t help but to turn the activity into a competition.

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And after sweating together as a team, we celebrated our achievements in the way we know best – with a round of drinks (or two) at the pub.