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Month: December 2014

Extending My Home Climbing Wall

Extending My Home Climbing Wall

In my bedroom I had a climbing wall which was overhanging by 30deg. This was really good for training at home and I used it a lot. But recently I noticed a lot of wasted wall space that was crying out for some climbing holds. My Dad and I decided to have a go at building a extension to my wall. Before we did any planning we spoke to my coach Simon as he had built our overhanging wall. He…

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Blokfest – Castle Climbing Centre London

Blokfest – Castle Climbing Centre London

On Friday night my Dad, my brother Oscar, and me travelled to London for the third round of the Blokfest bouldering competition. We missed the second round in Brighton because we were in Dublin for the Irish Climbing Championships. We stayed at my cousin’s house overnight so that we could didn’t have to drive very far to get to the Castle climbing centre. When we woke up on Saturday we drove across London to the climbing centre. We passed Big…

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BMC Junior Bouldering Cup 2015 – Round 1 (Derby)

BMC Junior Bouldering Cup 2015 – Round 1 (Derby)

This morning we got up at 6 and went downstairs in the hotel for breakfast, I had hash browns, bacon and milk, After this we got in the car and went to The Climbing Unit for the Junior Bouldering Cup. I was really excited about this competition because it is my favourite bouldering competition of the year. I had a look at my qualifiers, three looked quite hard but the others looked OK. I registered, got a number 156 and…

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GB team selection

GB team selection

Earlier today I found out that I had been selected for a place in the GB team. I was so pleased when I found this out I had been really hoping for a place in the British team. See BMC website for announcement. I don’t really know what being on the British team is so I had a browse on the GB team website and found this: Benefits of being selected to be on a GB Junior team include the…

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