On Sunday, December 8th Team ABC along with La Sportiva and Adidas Outdoors hosted a pro clinic open to all youth climbers who participated in the ABS 15 Regional competition. The clinic focused on reviewing the competition performance and how to overcome challenges the climbers experienced the previous day.
Over 70 athletes participated and eight local professional climbers donated their time: Angie Payne, Kasia Pietras, Alex Puccio, Nina Williams, Courtney Woods, Jon Cardwell, Matty Hong and Paul Robinson. We are so thankful and appreciative for their support of the event which was featured in Monday’s Boulder Daily Camera
This day would not have been possible without the support of the sponsors and the professional climbers.
Thank you for an experience that was definitely enjoyed by all. Just check out the photos!
photos by Beau Kahler
Congrats to all Team ABC athletes and coaches who participated this past weekend in The Spot’s Psychedelia competition. Team ABC won every youth category and took 2nd in seven of the ten youth categories. Nine Team ABC members (including Delaney Miller who is currently training with us) made it to the finals with Megan Mascarenas winning it all for the females.
Nice job Team ABC!
Men’s Final Results
|Garrett Gregor (ABC Coach)||3rd|
|Shawn Raboutou (ABC)||4th|
|Remi Arata (ABC)||5th|
|Brian Huang (ABC)||7th|
Women’s Final Results
|Megan Mascarenas (ABC)||1st|
|Alex Puccio (ABC Coach)||3rd|
|Nina Williams (ABC Coach)||4th|
|Margo Hayes (ABC)||5th|
Click here for complete youth and adult results
The weather might make it seem like it is still summer in Colorado…but the 1st ABS 15 competition was held today at City Rock in Colorado Springs.
Nine Team ABC athletes participated and showed that even early in the season they are ready to crush.
Results and photos below.
Ella Von Dungen – 1st; Kaelyn Harris – 2nd
Colin Duffy – 1st; Cody Stevenson – 2nd
Corrine Otterness – 2nd; Jasmine Mosberger – 3rd; Bella Weksler – 4th
Megan Mascarenas – 1st; Margo Hayes – 2nd
Team ABC was excited to see such a great response to our team tryouts this past weekend. Not only was it wonderful seeing last year’s athletes but we are thrilled to have so many new faces eager to become part of our great program. We will be sending out emails as to the team placements shortly.
ABC has programs for athletes of all abilities and we look forward to our new season starting next week. See you at practice.
Go Team ABC!
And check out this amazing time lapse video from Alex Medler from last weekend on youtube
We are extremely proud to share that both Coach Garrett Gregor and Elite Team Athlete Megan Mascarenas earned 4th place finishes at ABS 14 Open Nationals! This means Garrett and Megan are both on the US National Team!!!
This was Megan’s first-ever adult Nationals and Garrett’s highest Nationals placing ever.
Great job Megan!
Great job Garrett!
You can see full results from the comp here - ABS Nationals Homepage
And see an album of event photos from Page Kuepper here - ABS NATIONALS FINALS
Women’s final rundown and more comp info here - ABS 14 Nationals – Media Links | The Spot Route Setting Blog
Thanks again to USA Climbing for throwing another great event.
We are looking forward to Youth Nationals next weekend.
Go Team ABC!!!
The Red River Gorge is one of the best sport climbing areas in America. This Spring Break Coach Obe and Coach Adam will be heading up the Elite Team Trip to the Red. The trip will allow the kids to get on some high quality sport climbing just before the start of USAC Rope Climbing Season. The Red is the perfect place to train and establish a strong foundation for the rest of the season.
Spring Break Road Trip to the Red River Gorge!
March 23th-31st, 2013
Join us for a week of sport climbing at one of the greatest climbing areas in America, the Red River Gorge!
Team ABC will be taking a trip to this sandstone climbing mecca for the last week of March 2013. We encourage kids to come on their own or with their parents.
Cost per client: $850
What is included in the cost?
- Breakfast, lunch and dinner for 7 days.
- A bed at our vacation house in the Red River Gorge for 8 nights. The house is a spacious place in the woods with a large deck and property to play on.
- 7 days of guided climbing at one of the best sport climbing areas you’ll ever visit.
Parents and climbers are responsible for transportation from Boulder to the Red River Gorge in Kentucky.
The fastest way to the Red is to fly to Lexington, KY and drive a rental car down to the Red River Gorge. Coach Adam will accompany any climbers coming without their parents.
Schedule for the week
Saturday- Climbers and families fly from Denver to Lexington and drive down to the Red River Gorge.
Sunday through Saturday- climb as much amazing sandstone as we can handle and take a rest day if needed.
Sunday- drive to Lexington and fly back to Denver.
Where will we be staying?
We will be staying in a spacious vacation home in the rolling, forested hills of the Red River Gorge. Our house has a large deck, hot tub, plenty of rooms and property to play on.
This clinic is good for all intermediate and advanced climbers, including elite team athletes. If you want to learn to dyno better, sign up today!
Sign up - ABC KIDS CLIMBING Portal
Here are some more photos and the highlights video from last weekend’s SBC Pro Tour. Most are from Beau Kahler, and you can see his whole album on facebook at - UBC Pro Tour Seattle 2012
Again congratulations to Mike O’Rourke for his 3rd place finish!
Congratulations Megan for sending Public Execution (V10) at Area A, Mount Evans, Colorado!
Learn more about Megan on her Team ABC Profile - Megan Mascarenas « Team ABC Boulder
Megan Mascarenas visited Ute Pass and braved the wind to climb a couple of V9s. Here are the videos. Enjoy!
The Bloody Arete
Cool Cuts for Tojo