The 2015 ABS Youth National Championship is happening right now at Monona Terrace in Madison, WI. As I write this, I am, for the first time ever, able to watch a live stream of the action online. For a handful of years, Louder Than 11 has streamed the ABS Open Nationals with commentators and commercials … Continue reading 2015 ABS Youth Nationals
Today begins the qualifying round of the 2014 SCS (Sport Climbing Series) Open National Championship at Sender One Climbing, Chris Sharma’s gym located in Santa Ana, CA. Once again from Minnesota, Kyra Condie will be competing against the best women sport climbers in the country for the title of Open National Champion. Last year at … Continue reading Kyra Condie – 2014 ABS Youth National Champ Heads to SCS
This photo of Sidney Trinidad by Megan Abshire went viral on Facebook during the ABS15 Youth National Championship. In the background, local MN climber and USA Climbing route setter, Nic O, looks on in amazement. I've just stumbled upon the video behind the photo. This wasn't the only amazing move Sidney made on this problem, check … Continue reading ABS15 Move of the Comp: Reverse Bathang?
ABS 15 Nationals are complete. Finals are still available to be viewed through LT11. While neither of our two Minnesota climbers, Noah Ridge and Kyra Condie, made it to finals, there was one Midwest take away from the event. ABS 16 will be held in Madison, WI next year!
North Shore Stylin' 2014 at VE - Duluth was my second comp of the year. After volunteering at Passion for Flashin' at VE - St Paul, I tested my mettle by participating in the Men's Advanced division at NSS. For last year's NSS comp, I spent a good deal of time training, both physically and … Continue reading North Shore Stylin’ 2014