Month: January 2013

Matt Lubar Crushing! + Profile Update

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Stefan posted this sweet video and post about fellow Team ABC Athlete Matt Lubar.

“Matt Lubar is a 17 year old crusher from Boulder, Colorado who has recently been killing it on plastic, and on the rocks. Matt has been placing in the top 4 of the last adult and youth comps he has attended. On the rock, Matt just returned from a successful week long trip to Hueco Tanks with his climbing team, Team ABC. There he was able to send many v10 and v11 boulders with little work! Only the future can tell what is in store for this up and crusher.”

Nice climbing Matt!!!

We also added some new pictures and info to Matt’s Team ABC profile. Check it out! – Matt Lubar Team ABC Boulder



Prodigy Profile: Brooke Raboutou UPDATED

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THNKR has come out with this wonderful profile of Brooke. Enjoy!

UPDATE: Here are some sites that have shared the video and written about Brooke (click the screen shots to see the articles):

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Great Article on Mia Manson!

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The Colorado Hometown Weekly has written a nice article about ABC Elite Athlete and Girls Youth D Divisional Champion Mia Manson. Check out the article here:

Superior youth to compete at rock climbing nationals in March – Colorado Hometown Weekly

And see Mia’s ABC Profile here: Mia Manson Team ABC Boulder

Dyno Clinic 2

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The Dyno Clinic was so popular that we’ve added a 2nd session!


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Spring Break Elite Team Trip to the Red!

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The Red River Gorge Kentucky

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.

The coaches will be flying out with the team, staying at a cool vacation cabin in Daniel Boon National Forest and climbing on amazing sandstone sport routes for 8 days.

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.

The Red River Gorge

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.

We’ll be booking flights soon so let Coach Obe know if you’re interested. You can sign up with the link on the right side of this page (under “Sign Up!”) or email Coach Obe with questions.

Team ABC at Divisionals!

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Shawn Raboutou
Shawn Raboutou at Divisionals

Congratulations to all Team ABC athletes who competed at ABS 14 Division 2 Divisional Championships at The Bloc in Tuscon, Arizona. Many ABC climbers have been invited to go on to Nationals in Colorado Springs! Here are Team ABC’s results, make sure to click the link at the bottom to see all the photos!

Margo Hayes
Margo Hayes


Male Youth D

2. Colin Duffy

4. Liam O’Brien

9. Luke Reivich

10. Cody Stevenson

Colin Duffy (2) and Liam O'Brien (
Colin Duffy (2) and Liam O’Brien (4)


Female Youth D

1. Mia Manson

2. Phoebe Dolan

5. Campbell Sarinopoulos

11. Lydia Dolan


Male Youth C

1. Joe Goodacre

5. Mateo Gallegos

7. Ray McVicker


Female Youth C

2. Brooke Raboutou

3. Ariana O’Brien

5. Ravelle Nelson

6. Stella Noble


Male Youth B

1. Shawn Raboutou

4. Malcolm Oliver

10. Timmy Dolan

13. Ethan Kruteck

Youth B Boys
Youth B Boys. Malcolm (far left, 4th) and Shawn (far right, 1st)


Female Youth B

1. Isabelle Goodacre

2. Margo Hayes

7. Ivy Todd

10. Kiana Ellis


Male Youth A

2. Austin Lankford

4. Remi Arata

15. Nick Lyon


Female Youth A

1. Megan Mascarenas

4. Laurel Todd


Male Junior

2. Matt Lubar

Matt Lubar (2nd)
Matt Lubar (2nd)


Full event results – USA Climbing | American Bouldering Series | 2013 Division 2 Results

Team ABC Celebrating!
Team ABC Celebrating!

More pictures here: Shutterfly | Team ABC Divisionals 2013

Great Climbing Margo!

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ABC Elite Team Athlete Margo Hayes has also been making headlines as she visited Hueco again in December and finished several climbs including Flower Power (V11) and Purple Flowers (V10). reported her sends.

Great job Margo!